Humanities Iowa

Humanities Iowa’s mission is to enhance the civic life, culture, and identity of Iowans. Drawing on history, literature, philosophy, law and other humanities fields, we foster life-long learning, critical thinking and community connections. Established in 1971, Humanities Iowa is an independent nonprofit state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Iowa Arts Council

The Iowa Arts Council is committed to enriching the quality of life for Iowans through support of the arts. Funding for the Iowa Arts Council is provided by the State of Iowa and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. The Iowa Arts Council also administers grant programs on behalf of its parent agency, the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.


Iowa Grants

Projects and funds vary.

State Historical Society of Iowa

The Resource Enhancement and Protection/Historical Resource Development Program (REAP/HRDP) is funded by the Resource Enhancement and Protection Act (REAP). The purpose of the REAP/HRDP Grants Program is to provide funds to preserve, conserve, interpret, enhance, and educate the public about the historical resources of Iowa.