Become a Grant Reviewer

Our volunteer reviewers assist in reading and evaluating the hundreds of project applications for grant funding HumanitiesDC receives every year. This short-term volunteer assignment is a great opportunity to use your skills to improve our community and meet other people who share your passion for the District’s heritage and preservation activities.

If you’re interested in being considered, please complete the online application form. We accept applications year-round so that we have talented teams in place by review time.

Grant reviewers review up to 15 grants and attend a 2.5-hour weekday panel discussion (12:00pm to 2:30pm with lunch provided). All DC Metropolitan area residents with an interest in humanities, heritage, and preservation are encouraged to apply. You can participate on one or more of the program areas.

Grant Project Tentative Review Month
Voices from the Frontlines January 2021
Humanitini Curator February 2021
DC Oral History Collaborative Grant February 2021
Humanities Fellowship March
Humanities Vision Partnership Grant February 2021
CARES Act Relief Grant May/June
Youth Media Literacy Grant May/June
DC DOCS Partnership Grant May/June
DC Community Heritage Project Grant June
Soul of the City Partnership Grant August


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