Grant Information

We are currently offering two different grant programs:

General grants:

Including minigrants, regular grants, oral history, and racial equity

  • MHC Grant Guidelines (PDF)
  • MHC Grant Application (PDF | Word)
  • MHC Oral History Grant Application (PDF | Word)

Bicentennial grants:

  • Bicentennial Grant Guidelines (PDF)
  • Bicentennial Grant Application (PDF | Word)

Before you submit any grant application, contact the MHC to discuss your project. We are happy to review drafts if they are submitted at least a week before the deadline.

Grants may be submitted via email attachment in PDF form, or mailed to: Mississippi Humanities Council, 3825 Ridgewood Road; Room 317; Jackson, MS 39211. All applications must be received by the grant deadline.

Grant Deadlines:

Minigrants – rolling; application must be received at least six weeks before the program

Regular Grants – May 1; Sept. 15

Bicentennial Grants – Feb. 1, March 1, April 3, May 1, June 1, July 3, Aug. 1, Sept. 1, Oct. 2

Grantee Support

Grant Packet Enclosures

  • Grant Requirements and Procedures (PDF | Word)
  • Instructions for Grant Expenditure Reports (PDF | Word)
  • MHC-2 Blank Form (PDF | Word)
  • Matching Contributions Form (PDF | Word)
  • Grant Payment Request Form (PDF | Word)
  • Project Director Final Report (PDF | Word)
  • Audience Evaluation Form (PDF | Word)
  • MHC Boardmembers (PDF | Word)