WYOMING CULTURAL CARES GRANTS

Please note: The Alex Myers Tour events, Torrington Tales and Trails event and the Boom and Bust event have been postponed indefinitely! The Public Lands events have been postponed until the fall. Her Flag will be streaming online via Facebook live. Please contact ask@thinkwy.org for more details or for updates on any scheduled event.

Due to a high volume of requests, Wyoming Humanities can no longer accept applications for Wyoming Cultural CARES grants.

Wyoming Humanities is honored to provide rapid-response funding to humanities and cultural organizations facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for this grant is provided by the CARES Act and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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OUR EVENTS

Please note: The Alex Myers Tour events, Torrington Tales and Trails event and the Boom and Bust event have been postponed indefinitely! The Public Lands events have been postponed until the fall. Her Flag will be streaming online via Facebook live. Please contact ask@thinkwy.org for more details or for updates on any scheduled event.

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Our Initiatives

Our initiatives bring scholars and subject matter experts to the entire state of Wyoming. Through our work, the humanities help the citizens of Wyoming take a closer look at life.

Bindings of Ernest Hemingway books

Hemingway in Wyoming

The great 20th century writer Ernest Hemingway had many connections to Wyoming. He completed his novel A Farewell to Arms at Spear-O-Wigwam, the Spear Family Ranch near Sheridan, in 1928, and would use his interactions with Sheridan residents for his short story “Wine of Wyoming.”
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Indian in traditional wear

Two Nations, One Reservation

These pop-up exhibits introduce the story of how treaties, laws, events, and people shaped the history of the Wind River Indian Reservation (WRIR) in central Wyoming and resulted in two formerly enemy tribes sharing the same reservation.
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Laramie County Public Library building

Museum on Main Street

Museum on Main Street is a program of the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service.  This collaborative partnership between the Smithsonian, state humanities organizations, and local hosts and their community partners brings world class exhibitions to small and rural communities.
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Our History

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

Our Motive

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

Our Goal

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

Our Grants

Wyoming Humanities supports projects that match our vision: Expanding the Wyoming narrative to promote engaged communities. The goal of Wyoming Humanities’ grants is to support public programs that use the humanities to explore the state’s histories, stories, issues, and connections between groups and communities.

Spark Grant

up to $2,000

Spark grants are for projects up to $2,000 and are due on the first working day of the month.

Projects may start a minimum of 30 days after grant application due date. Applicants will hear decision within approximately 15 days of due date.

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Expansion Grant

$2,001 - $10,000

Expansion grants are grants intended to fund larger programs, both in terms of scope and impact. Deadline is once per year: April 1, 2019.

Projects may start a minimum of 60 days after the grant application due date. Applicants will hear decision within approximately 45 days of due date.

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Cross-Pollination Grant

up to $15,000

Cross-Pollination grants are intended to fund ambitious, interdisciplinary projects. Deadline is once per year: November 1, 2019.

Projects may start January 1, 2020 or later. Applicants will hear decision within approximately 50 days of due date.

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First, But Last?

Women’s Stories Living In The Equality State “Wyoming”

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What's Your Why?

Passion and Purpose Through Life Stories

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Our Podcasts

First, But Last? explores women's stories of living in the "Equality State" Wyoming and how that has impacted their lives.

What's Your Why? interviews individuals on what their passion is and how they are pursuing it.

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