Foundation / Corporation
National Council on Public History (NCPH)
Award of $1,000 to a USA or Canada nonprofit organization, business, group, or individual in recognition of an exceptional project that contributed to the public’s understanding and appreciation of history. Consideration will be given to activities such as media projects, exhibits, written works, and public programming completed within the last two calendar years.
Acknowledging the value of historical understanding to the general public, and the fact that this understanding results from a variety of public history projects, the National Council on Public History’s Outstanding Public History Project Award recognizes excellence in work completed within the previous two calendar years (2018 and 2019) that contributes to a broader public reflection and appreciation of the past or that serves as a model of professional public history practice.
Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, the following areas:
Nominations and supporting materials should specifically address four equally weighted criteria:
GrantWatch ID#: 163017
The annual Outstanding Public History Project Award consists of a $1,000 cash prize and a certificate presented at the NCPH Annual Meeting (in Atlanta, GA in 2020). Award winners also receive complimentary registration for the awards breakfast.
Work must have been completed within the previous two calendar years (2017 and 2018).
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications should be sent to the Executive Office to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Clearly mark each submission, “NCPH Outstanding Public History Project Award.”
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