Wisconsin Humanities Recovery Grants

Wisconsin Humanities Recovery Grants help our state prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from the pandemic. Funding for these grants is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Our Funding Priorities:

  • To support cultural organizations that provide humanities programming and that have been adversely impacted by the pandemic
  • To assist organizations in all regions of Wisconsin
 

All deadlines have passed and awards have been made

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Wisconsin Humanities Recovery Grant Recipients!

In 2021, we awarded 99 organizations a total of $800,000. This diverse group of organizations enriches our state’s cultural landscape today and into the future.

Grant Recipients:

• Adams County Historical Society
• African Heritage, Inc
• Aldo Leopold Foundation, Inc.
• Alfred & Lois Kelch Aviation Museum
• Appleton Historical Society
• Art Start
• Badger History Group
• Bayfield Heritage Association
• Beloit Historical Society
• Bembe Drum and Dance
• Black Arts MKE, Inc.
• Black Earth Historical Society
• Black Earth Public Library
• BODWEWADMIMWEN ETHE TEK, INC.
• Burnett County Historical Society
• CAPITA Productions, Inc.
• Chippewa Valley Museum
• Coloma Area Historical Society
• D.R. Moon Memorial Library
• Dane County Historical Society
• Dane County Library Service
• Dr. James Cameron Legacy Foundation (America’s Black Holocaust Museum)
• Dunn County Historical Society
• Eagle River Historical Society
• Egg Harbor Historical Society
• Ex Fabula
• Farnsworth Public Library
• FOREST COUNTY HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
• Frank Lloyd Wright’s Burnham Block, Inc.
• Friends of Hearthstone
• Hawks Inn Historical Society
• Heritage Military Music Foundation
• Historic Milwaukee
• History Museum at the Castle
• Irvin L Young Memorial Library
• Jewish Museum Milwaukee
• Kenosha Public Library
• Kenosha Public Museums
• L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
• La Crosse County Historical Society
• La Crosse Public Library
• Lafayette County Historical Society
• Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua
• Langlade County Historical Society
• Madison Children’s Museum
• Madison Trust for Historic Preservation
• Manitowoc County Historical Society
• Marathon County Historical Society
• Marquette University
• McIntosh Memorial Library
• Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
• Milton Historical Society
• Milwaukee County Historical Society
• Milwaukee Preservation Alliance
• Mondovi Public Library
• Muehl Public Library
• Namur Belgian Heritage Foundation Inc
• National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (Fort Winnebago Surgeon’s Quarters)
• National Society of the Colonial Dames of America – State of Wisconsin (Historic Indian Agency House)
• Neenah Historical Society
• New Richmond Preservation Society
• Norskedalen Nature & Heritage Center
• Oconto County Historical Society, Inc.
• Oneida Nation
• Osceola Historical Society
• Oulu Cultural & Heritage Center
• Ozaukee County Historical Society
• Patterson Memorial Library
• People of Progression INC
• Philadelphia Community Farm, Inc.
• Portage County Historical Society
• Princeton Public Library
• Racine County Historical Society and Museum, Inc.
• Reedsburg Area Historical Society
• Rib Lake Public Library
• Roy Chapman Andrews Society
• Sauk County Historical Society, Inc.
• Southside Organizing Committee
• T.B. Scott Free Library
• The Building for Kids, Inc.
• The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums
• Tomah Area Historical Society Inc
• University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (Museum of Natural History)
• University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Wisconsin Farms Oral History Project – Lands We Share)
• UW-Madison – Center for the Humanities
• UW-Milwaukee-Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education
• UW-Platteville
• Vang Council of La Crosse, Inc.
• Vaughn Public Library
• Vernon County Historical Society
• Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum
• Waupaca Area Public Library
• Waupaca Historical Society
• Westby Area Historical Society
• Western Taylor County Public Library
• Whitehall Public Library
• Wisconsin Black Historical Society/Museum
• Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS)
• Wisconsin Logging Museum