Grants and Awards

About Grants and Awards

The Grants and Awards program includes support for general, community-generated humanities projects, the Awards of Recognition for Outstanding Teaching in the Humanities, and the Southern Humanities Media Fund. Read more ...

About Teacher Awards

Awards of Recognition for Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities are available each year for up to six full-time 3rd–12th grade Tennessee teachers who have demonstrated excellence in teaching the humanities, thus making the humanities an important part of their students' lives. Read more...

Apply for a Grant

Humanities Tennessee's general grant round occurs annually in the spring, and a small grant project round occurs each summer, providing there are unallocated funds remaining from the general grant round. Read more..

Recipient Tools

Grant recipients may download reporting requirement, Humanities Tennessee logos, and other related publicity resources. Read more …

News / Announcements

Recently Funded Projects

The project will produce a curatorial package for an exhibition about slavery in Tennessee, focusing on the Washingtons, a former slave-owning family from Robertson County with some of the most complete, surviving accounts.  Funds will go for honoraria for four scholars to create the interpretive themes, artifact list, primary and supporting resources, graphics, and primary label text.