Our Stories, Our Lives

Quick Grants

Quick Grants provide up to $500 to Michigan-based nonprofit organizations for public humanities programs or services. Organizations may receive one Quick Grant in a calendar year.

All fields of this application are REQUIRED unless otherwise specified.

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1. Application Contact

This is the person filling out the online form. It could be the same person as the project director.

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First Name

Last Name

Organization

Email

Phone

Program / Project Title

Grant Request

 
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2. Sponsoring Non-Profit Organization

This is the organization responsible for the project. The organization must be a non-profit and located in the state of Michigan.

Organization

Address 1

Address 2 (optional)

City

State

Zip

Phone

Website

DUNS Number The Data Universal Number System (DUNS) has been adopted by the federal government to track how federal grant money is allocated. DUNS numbers identify your organization and are required by the Michigan Humanities Council for all grant applications. If you do not have a DUNS# you may apply for one at: http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/pages/CCRSearch.jsp

EIN Number

 
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3. Project Director

This is the person responsible for the management of the project and has the responsibility of submitting final reports to MHC.

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4. Humanities Scholars / Professionals

At least one scholar/professional must participate in the project.
For all scholars and professionals, please see grant guidelines for an explanation of the role of the humanities scholar/professional.

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Last Name

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Organization / Affiliation

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Address 2 (optional)

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Phone

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Academic Affiliation

Highest Degree Earned

Non-Academic Affiliation

Major Field(s) of Study

Area(s) of Expertise in the Humanities

Past Experience

Scholarship and Professional Experience

Role in the Project

Approach to the Subject

 

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Academic Affiliation

Highest Degree Earned

Non-Academic Affiliation

Major Field(s) of Study

Area(s) of Expertise in the Humanities

Past Experience

Scholarship and Professional Experience

Role in the Project

Approach to the Subject

 

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Academic Affiliation

Highest Degree Earned

Non-Academic Affiliation

Major Field(s) of Study

Area(s) of Expertise in the Humanities

Past Experience

Scholarship and Professional Experience

Role in the Project

Approach to the Subject

 
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5. Fiscal Officer

This is the person responsible for the recordkeeping and accounting for the grant funds and cost share. The Fiscal Officer cannot be the Project Director. This person will complete and submit the required financial reports.

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6. Project Description

Type of Grant:


Please provide a concise overview of your project and its goals.

What humanities themes or issues will be addressed? All projects must have humanities-related content, interpretation, or discussion.

How will this project provide expanded or additional opportunities to participate in, or experience, public humanities programs in Michigan?

Is there a cost to attend this program?

If yes, how much?

How will the proceeds be used?

 
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7. Project Details

Project/Program Start Date

Project/Program End Date

Schedule of Project Activities: Identify all activities that will utilize grant funds.

Activities Date(s) Time(s) Location(s)
 
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8. Target Audience

Anticipated number of adults

Anticipated number of children

Check all that apply:

Promotion Strategy: How do you plan to promote your project/program to reach the target audience? MHC Publicity Requirements must be considered in the promotion strategy.

Evaluation: What methods will be used to measure changes in audience knowledge or attitudes, or to determine the success of the project?

 
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9. Project Budget

Quick grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until the allocation of funds for the fiscal year is exhausted. An organization may receive one quick grant in a calendar year.


All funding requests must complete the budget form. All budget items must include Itemization / Detail.

Grant Request: $8888.88
Applicant cost-share: $8888.88
Total: $8888.88

 

Expenses Grant Request Cost‑Share
Cash
Cost‑Share
In‑Kind
Total Applicant
Cost‑Share
Total Itemization / Detail
Salaries $0.00 $0.00
Fringe Benefits $0.00 $0.00
Honoraria $0.00 $0.00
Travel $0.00 $0.00
Telephone $0.00 $0.00
Rentals $0.00 $0.00
Printing & Duplication $0.00 $0.00
Promotion $0.00 $0.00
Supplies & Postage $0.00 $0.00
Resource Materials $0.00 $0.00
Evaluation $0.00 $0.00
Other $0.00 $0.00
Total Expenses $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $350.00  

 

Cost-Share Total must at least equal grant request.

Does the Applicant organization have any applications pending for other MHC grant programs?

If yes, please select all appropriate

 
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10. Application Attachments

Attachments must be PDFs. (2MB maximum)
For all larger files and/or multimedia resources, please include a link below.

Required:

List of Current Board Members for Applicant Organization
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Organization Non-Profit Status Documentation
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Additional Attachments:

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Links:
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11. Authorizing Official

Enter the name of the person (such as the president, executive director, or school principal or superintendent) who is authorized to submit application for funding on the organization's behalf and who will agree to comply with the certifications set forth below.

1. Certification Regarding the Nondiscrimination Statutes. The grantee (applicant organization) certifies that it will comply with the following nondiscrimination statutes and implementing regulations: a. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C 2000d et seq.), which provides that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which the applicant received federal financial assistance; b. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 794), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance; c. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance; and d. The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended (42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance, except that actions which reasonably take age into account as a factor necessary for the normal operation or achievement of any statutory objective of the project or activity shall not violate this statute.

2. Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion-Lower Tier Covered Transactions (45 CFR 1169) a. The prospective lower tier participant certifies, by submission of this proposal, that neither it nor its principals is presently debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, declared ineligible, or voluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction by any federal department or agency. b. Where the prospective lower tier participant is unable to certify to any of the statements in the certification, such prospective shall attach an explanation to this proposal.

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