Missouri Humanities has modernized our grantmaking process! Find your grant and follow the 4 simple steps to complete your grant application.
4 Easy Steps to Completing Your Grant
Create an Account
Set up your new user account in the Missouri Humanities Foundant Grant Portal. This is where you will submit your application.
Find your grant and complete the online application through our grant submission portal. Please follow our guidelines.
Make sure all your supplemental documents have been uploaded and then click to submit. Check out the toolkit below.
That’s all! We will be in touch with you once your application is reviewed. You can explore our list of grant resources below.
The current Grant cycle is now closed! The next Grant cycle will begin January 1.
The Grant Portal will open one month prior to the due date for all Grant cycles.
In no event shall the Missouri Humanities be responsible or liable for any failure or delay in the performance of its Grants functions arising out of, or cause by, directly or indirectly, forces beyond its control. This includes, without limitation, strikes, work stoppages, accidents, civil or military disturbances, or government shut downs.
FOR Projects up to $5,000
More About Mini Grants
Missouri Humanities’ Mini Grants fund projects up to $5,000. Applications are considered two times each year with the following deadlines: MAY 1 & NOVEMBER 1 at 11:59pm.
Grant application submissions may start as soon as grants open through the grant portal. Award notifications will be received six weeks following the application deadline.
FOR Projects up to $15,000
More About Major Grants
Missouri Humanities’ Major Grants fund projects up to $15,000. Applications are considered two times each year with the following deadlines: FEBRUARY 1 & AUGUST 1 at 11:59pm.
Grant application submissions may start as soon as grants open through through the grant portal. Award notifications will be received six weeks following the application deadline.
WHO WE've HELPEd
Prior Grant Recipients
View the full list of all of our past grant recipients.
What they're saying
“Missouri Humanities gave us the funding for travel, and we went. Set up on the wide front porch of the Womans Building, we collected interviews with a young engaged couple recovering from Covid, a female farmer, politicians, and a performer in a pastel hat and white gloves who introduced herself as Laura Ingalls Wilder…..”
– Missouri On Mic, Reynolds Journalism Institute