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Expand Massachusetts Stories-Climate Change Track

Up to $20,000

Mass Humanities’ Expand Massachusetts Stories-Climate Change Track grant program offers up to $20,000 for projects that illuminate community knowledge, experiences, and values, in response to the climate crisis.

Photo of people engaging with exhibit materials at the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refure.

Track Eligibility:

Applicant organizations must:

  • Be a 501(c)(3), non-profit, fiscally-sponsored association or filmmaker (see below), state or federally recognized tribe, or non-federal government organization.
  • Serve Massachusetts residents.
  • Be in compliance with state and federal regulations which bar discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, or sexual orientation, and which require accessibility for persons with disabilities.

See Grant Guidelines below for more information on eligibility.

Timeline:

  • February 5, 2024–Applications Open
  • April 23, 2024–Applicant Webinars
  • May 31, 2024–Applications Due
  • September 27, 2024–Award Notification

Estimated Number of Grants Awarded:

10

Potential Projects May Include:

  • Oral histories
  • Community-centered museum exhibitions
  • Facilitated discussions about underrepresented aspects of climate change in Massachusetts
  • Exhibits and programs focused on the experience of climate change in Massachusetts
  • Short documentary films (15-30 minutes) or digital media projects that present new insights into the the impact of climate change on Massachusetts residents
  • Teacher professional development focused on connecting Massachusetts climate change narratives to K-12 curriculum
  • Programs that use inquiry, contextualization, and/or reflection to support residents in recording and exploring their lived experiences engaging with the changing environment, with climate justice movements, responding to changes in local and regional landscapes, and more.
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