Working in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Humanities Guahan provides financial support to nonprofit organizations and institutions for humanities programs aimed at a public audience. Any nonprofit group or organization operating in Guam is eligible to apply for a grant. An organization need not be incorporated or tax-exempt.
Humanities Guahan offers three grant formats: Mini Grants, Regular Grants, and Media Projects. Funded projects take many different forms. Eligible formats for programs may include: public forums – lectures, seminars, conferences, workshops, film or book discussion series, and panel discussions; the development and fabrication of interpretive exhibits, permanent and traveling fairs. festivals, and tours; media productions – newspaper articles, radio and television programming, film and videotape. The council encourages innovative program formats, particularly programs that stimulate discussion between diverse groups.
The council also hosts grant writing workshops for interested applicants at the start of the grant cycle each year, typically in January or February.