Meet Our Grantees

In 2020, HumanitiesDC awarded over $1.2M in funding to an impressive array of creative, innovative and detailed projects, serving the representing each of the eight wards.

  • 1882 Project Foundation
  • 826DC, Inc.
  • African American Music Association
  • Akua Femi Kouyate
  • All Souls Housing Corp
  • Amanda Huron
  • Amy Jacques Garvey Institute
  • Arts for Our Children, Inc.
  • Asbury United Methodist Church
  • Capitol Hill Restoration Society
  • Center for Nonprofit Advancement
  • Children of Mine Youth Center, Inc.
  • Collections & Stories of American Muslims, Inc.
  • College Bound, Inc.
  • Corey Stowers
  • Dance Place
  • Darcy Courteau
  • Day Eight
  • DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative
  • DC Doors
  • DC Independent Film Festival
  • DC Murals: Spectacle and Story
  • DC Preservation League
  • DC Scores
  • Defending Rights & Dissent
  • Education Plus 2
  • Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital
  • Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop
  • Friends and Food International
  • Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
  • Friendship Public Charter School
  • Grassroots DC
  • Heurich House Foundation
  • Historical Society of Washington, DC
  • Hola Cultura
  • Hyun Jung Rie
  • IN Series
  • James Dent Walker Chapter, Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.
  • Jennifer Low
  • Joshua Cogan
  • Latino GLBT History Project
  • LearnServe International
  • Life Pieces To Masterpieces
  • Lydia Ginter
  • Marshall Heights Community Development Org.
  • Matthew Cumbie
  • Mentors of Minorities in Education, Inc.
  • Mesi Walton
  • Mikva Challenge DC
  • Mosaic Theater Company of DC
  • Mount Zion – Female Union Band Memorial Park Foundation, Inc.
  • Moving Forward: Contemporary Asian American Dance Company
  • Multi-Media Training Institute
  • National Building Museum
  • National Council of Independent Living
  • National Museum of American Jewish Military History
  • Old Naval Hospital Foundation – Hill Center
  • One World Education
  • Patrick Scallen
  • PEN/Faulkner Foundation
  • Prologue DC, LLC
  • Pulitzer Center
  • Rainbow History Project
  • Rev. Dr. Sandra Butler-Truesdale
  • Roadwork, Inc.
  • Shaw Main Streets, Inc.
  • Shilpi Malinowski
  • Shout Mouse Press
  • Sixth & I
  • SNCC Legacy Project, Inc.
  • Split This Rock
  • Story District
  • Teaching for Change
  • The MusicianShip
  • The National Hand Dance Association
  • The Washington Jazz Arts Institute
  • Tommy Taylor, Jr.
  • Dr. Tony Keith, Jr.
  • Trabajadores Unidas de Washington DC
  • Turning the Page
  • University of the District of Columbia
  • Ward 8 Woods Conservancy
  • Washington Architectural Foundation
  • Washington Section, National Council of Negro Women, Inc.
  • Washington, DC International Film Festival
  • Whitman-Walker Health
  • Women in Film and Video
  • Words Beats and Life, Inc.
  • YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
  • Young Playwrights’ Theater
  • Zahari Richter
  • Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation


If you’re interested in becoming a HumanitiesDC grantee, please visit our Grants page to learn about future opportunities. HumanitiesDC’s funding cycle is traditionally once a year, but please check back as new funding may come available.