Call for Proposals for Soul of the City $10,000 Youth Leadership Grants

November 26, 2014



The Soul of the City youth program grants are awarded to organizations providing humanities programs for youth ages 14-19 in the District of Columbia, based on the Humanities Council’s successful Soul of the City (SOTC) Program. The application can be accessed by logging onto the online grants system and completing the registration process. The deadline to apply is February 6, 2015. 


Programs must emphasize one of our core beliefs that effective leadership can be cultivated through a curriculum that combines humanities concepts with skill building. SOTC encourages young people to view their city, their country and their world in new ways and prepares them for leadership. Each grant is guided by a prospectus ensuring that all programs:

Funding for these grants is provided by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

If you have questions, contact Grants Director Mark Smith at