Grantee Toolkit

Tools and Resources

Stay tuned for further resources

1. Branding and Publicity 

Congrats on being awarded a SHARP Grant! Please let your community know–via your social media, e-newsletter, website, and more! Remember to tag us @mainehumanities and the NEH @nehgov.

SHARP Project Support

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  • Announcement example: “We’re happy to announce that we are one of forty-two organizations across Maine to be awarded a SHARP Project Support grant by the Maine Humanities Council! These grants help nonprofit organizations respond to and recover from the coronavirus pandemic by providing support for public humanities-based projects in their communities. Funding for these grants is made available through the National Endowment the Humanities (NEH) initiative Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan of 2021”
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SHARP General Operating Support

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  • Announcement example:We’re happy to announce that we are one of 38 organizations across Maine to be awarded a SHARP General Operating Support grant by the Maine Humanities Council! These grants provide operational support for nonprofit organizations with missions rooted in the humanities that are facing ongoing financial hardship and/or new needs due to the coronavirus pandemic. Funding for these grants is made available through the National Endowment the Humanities (NEH) initiative Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan of 2021.”
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2. Final Grant Reports