2/28/24

Dont' Miss These! Black Historical Preservation & Interpretation $$ and Learning!

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

National Trust for Historic Preservation Field Schools - Deadline March 5, 2024 - Field school at which you (or someone from the family) can learn skills here to apply to your project - see menu on the left.

Preservation Virginia African American Fellowship - deadline EXTENDED to March 31 - The AAF program supports individuals with an interest in preserving African American voices and history. Through support from the Mellon Foundation, this year’s cohort is expanding from three participants to five. Fellows will learn the process of preservation, make valuable connections in the industry and conduct research to support their own or new projects. Stipends. Click here to see last year's fellows and their projects. 


FUNDING

Virginia Humanities - Deadline April 24, 2024 - "Our Public Humanities Fellowships help writers, independent scholars, community historians, and college and university faculty members share meaningful research, stories, and cultural expressions that are relevant to Virginia’s diverse communities and that connect audiences to wider regional, national, and global contexts. If you’re engaged in the public humanities, and you’re interested in sharing your work with a wider audience, we’d love to hear from you."

African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund - Deadlines Vary - launched by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 2018, this fund works to advance the broader preservation movement towards a more diverse and equitable representation of American history. Grants showcase the beauty and complexity of Black history and culture in America, while underscoring the urgent need to protect, preserve and interpret these invaluable American assets.