Humanities Texas grants enable communities throughout the state to develop programs of local interest promoting heritage, culture, and education. 

Since 1974, we have awarded more than 3,800 grants supporting a wide range of public humanities programs, including lectures, oral history projects, museum exhibitions, teacher institutes, reading programs, and documentary films.

How to Apply

Everything you need to apply for a Humanities Texas grant. 

Forms and Information for Grantees

All the forms necessary for administering a Humanities Texas grant.

Grants FAQs

Answers to questions that applicants commonly ask.

Questions about Grants

Call 512.440.1991 or email

Regarding COVID-19

We recognize that public programs associated with Humanities Texas grants or traveling exhibitions may need to be rescheduled due to public health concerns. We ask that all grantees provide Humanities Texas with regular updates regarding event postponements or cancellations so that we may update our records and calendars accordingly.

For changes to grant-funded programs, please submit a grant adjustment request and/or revised budget to our grants staff at For additional questions, call 512.440.1991.