Grants Programs:

Envisioning Justice Grants

Grants component of statewide “Envisioning Justice” initiative, meant to harness the arts and humanities to engage Illinoisans in conversation around the impact of mass incarceration in local communities.

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Micro-Grants

Activate History microgrants program launched in 2020 supports stewards of local archives and collections to engage with their communities.

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Vision, Action, and Multiplier Grants

Illinois Humanities' core grantmaking program partners with organizations embarking on humanities initiatives across the state of Illinois, supporting planning, humanities initiatives, and partnerships.

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