GRANT: Racial Equality Grants

Presented by:
Mississippi Humanities
Subject: Varies Audience: All

With funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Mississippi Humanities Council offers Racial Equality Grants, which provide up to $7,500 to organizations seeking to conduct projects that explore the racial and ethnic history of Mississippi and foster dialogue about the continuing legacy of racism. Organizations eligible to receive funding include:

  • Private nonprofit organizations
  • Institutions of higher education
  • State, local and federally recognized Indian tribal governments
  • Community and cultural organizations
  • Educational and professional groups
  • Museums
  • Libraries
  • Public agencies
  • Non-commercial radio and television stations

Organizations are invited to consult with MHC staff to see if their project qualifies for this grant program. If seeking a Racial Equality Grant of less than $2,001, organizations may submit their application at any time. Those seeking a Racial Equality Grant of $2,001 or greater should submit their application by the May 1st or Sept. 15th deadlines. Proposals must be delivered to the MHC office by 5:00 p.m. on either of these dates.