Back to news & events
Funding Announcement: Telling the Full History Preservation Fund

The Telling the Full History grant program provides $25,000 and $50,000 grants for humanities-based work to interpret and preserve historic places of importance to underrepresented communities including, but not limited to, women, immigrants, Asian Americans, Black Americans, Latinx Americans, Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and LGBTQ communities. Applications are due December 15.

Applications will be accepted from 501(c)(3) nonprofit humanities-based organizations, accredited public and 501(c)(3) colleges and universities, as well as state, local, and Tribal governmental agencies. Funding will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Research, planning, and implementation of interpretation programs
  • Research and documentation for local, state, and federal landmark designations
  • Architectural design and planning to preserve and activate places of diversity
  • Training workshops to support preservation and interpretation of places of diversity

Telling the Full History grants aim to support the core activities of humanities-based organizations as the organizations recover from the pandemic and use historic places as catalysts for a more just and equitable society. Along with the grant funding, National Trust staff will provide technical assistance to grantees.

For questions, email

Telling the Full History Preservation Fund is a grant program from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is made possible through the National Endowment for the Humanities’ American Rescue Plan Humanities Grantmaking for Organizations.

List an event or news item

Get in touch to enquire about listing your own news, events or announcements here; using the contact button below.