- Connect audiences more deeply to the communities where they live and work.
- Solidify community partnerships and diversify audiences.
- Creatively employ the tools of the humanities to respond to issues and ideas capturing the imagination and passion of New Yorkers today.
To apply for an HNY grant, register through the Grant Portal link above, where you can also resume an application, view your awards, or submit final reports. For assistance, you can view our How to Register tutorial, make an appointment with our grants team using the calendar on this page, or email us.
The next Action Grant deadline is October 1st, 2019 for projects starting January 1st, 2020 or later.
There will be two Action Grant deadlines for projects starting in 2020: October 1st, 2019 for projects starting January 1st, 2020 or later, and April 1st, 2020 for projects starting July 1st, 2020 or later.
In this last grant round, HNY awarded just under $150,000 to 31 grantees for innovative public humanities offerings. Awards were made in every region of the state, from the North Country to Long Island. See the new cohort here.