HNY today announced $188,023 in summer Action grants to 38 organizations for innovative public humanities offerings, which will take place primarily in autumn 2022. Awards were made to tax-exempt entities in nine regions of the state, and are regrants of funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
HNY is proud to announce that the Mellon Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to its Post-Incarceration Humanities Partnership for a period of three years. The 2023–26 HNY Post-Incarceration Humanities Partnership (PIHP) will provide grants of up to $25,000 to organizations in New York State that serve individuals who have previously been incarcerated and their families.
NEW YORK CITY, NY – Humanities New York (HNY) today announced $159,200 in awards to 32 grantees for innovative public humanities offerings. Awards were made to non-profits in eight regions of the state, from the Western New York to Long Island. This latest round of HNY funding will support primarily summer programming. “HNY is proud to have distributed much-needed funding to our state’s cultural institutions through CARES and ARP emergency funds during the pandemic,” said Sara Ogger, Executive Director of HNY. “Now organizations are able to put on great programs for their communities.” These grants are federally funded through the […]
NEW YORK CITY, NY – Humanities New York (HNY) today announced more than $360,000 in ARP Act funding to 43 New York cultural nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. HNY “SHARP” (Sustaining the Humanities Through the American Rescue Plan) Action Grants, which range from $5,000 to $10,000, provide implementation funds for humanities projects that serve audiences throughout New York. These grants support honoraria for humanities experts, staff time, space rental, marketing, and other expenses for projects that respond to community needs and interests. U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer applauded these new awards, saying, “As Majority Leader, I was proud to champion […]
Request for Proposals Humanities New York, a public humanities organization with a 40-year history of creating, supporting, and sustaining civic dialogue and community engagement, is offering a partnership grant opportunity for New York State-based non-profit organizations that currently serve 1) individuals who are going through the process of societal reentry after a period of incarceration, or 2) the families of those individuals, or 3) both populations. HNY will also entertain applications from organizations that are working with issues of prison reform and/or abolition. Grant awards will range from $10,000—$20,000 for the implementation and/or the enhancement of an already established project. […]
NYC, New York–Humanities New York (HNY) today announced $159,692 in awards to 33 grantees for innovative public humanities offerings. Awards were made in nearly every region of the state, from the North Country to Western New York. “At this moment, we need the humanities more than ever,” said Executive Director Sara Ogger. “The awarded programs directly engage participants in their history, and with each other. Now is the time for us to come together, and Humanities New York is proud to support organizations that are doing just that.” These grants are made possible through the National Endowment for the Humanities, […]
NEW YORK CITY, NY – Humanities New York (HNY) today announced $194,534 in awards to 41 grantees for innovative public humanities offerings. Awards were made to non-profits in every region of the state, from the North Country to Long Island. “History, philosophy, and literature give us the tools to understand the unfolding historic moment,” said Executive Director Sara Ogger. “The awarded programs nimbly engage participants in compelling topics, and ultimately, with each other. It is inspiring to see how cultural service providers find new ways to reach their communities–HNY is honored to support them in their endeavours.” These grants are […]
NEW YORK CITY, NY — Humanities New York (HNY) today announced nearly $1 million in CARES Act funding to 197 New York cultural nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. HNY CARES Emergency Grants focus on organizations with a core humanities mission, and range from $2500 to $15,000, reaching every region in New York. These grants may be used flexibly, whether for personnel, costs associated with the pandemic, or to maintain or adapt the humanities programs that are proving very useful to keep people connected during the pandemic. Sarah Gelman Carney, Chair, said from Buffalo that she was “amazed at the […]
NYC, New York–Humanities New York (HNY) today announced $150,000 in awards to 31 grantees for innovative public humanities offerings. Awards were made in every region of the state, from the North Country to Long Island. “To know the humanities one has to experience them personally,” said Executive Director Sara Ogger. “The awarded programs directly engage participants in compelling topics, and ultimately, with each other. In-person opportunities seem rare in today’s climate, but look at what local libraries and museums and service providers are doing every day–HNY strives to give them the investment they need to really go.” These grants are […]
HNY WELCOMES THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS Herman Bennett is Professor of History at the Graduate Center who has most recently published: African Kings & Black Slaves: Sovereignty and Dispossession in the Early Modern Atlantic (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019). His previous books include: Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity & Afro-Creole Consciousness, 1570-1640 (Indiana 2003) and Colonial Blackness: A History of Afro-Mexico (Indiana 2009). Since 2013 he has been the Executive Officer (EO) of the Educational Opportunity & Diversity Programs (OEODP) at the Graduate Center. As EO of the OEODP, Director of the CUNY Pipeline Program, and the Project […]