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Project Grants (Three Grant Rounds Per Year)
Inquiry Form (LOI) Deadline Draft Deadline Application Deadline Approximate
Notification
Earliest Funded Event Date
Fall Round September 9,
2019
September 30, 2019 October 28, 2019 December 16, 2019 Mid-January 2020
Winter Round December 16,
2019
January 13, 2020 February 3, 2020 March 16, 2020 Mid-April 2020
Spring
Round
March 23, 2020 April 13, 2020 May 11, 2020 June 22, 2020 Late-July 2020
Discussion Grants (Two Rounds Per Year)
Note: Discussion Grant Rounds no longer include Reading Frederick Douglass Together grants.
Inquiry Form (LOI) Deadline Application Deadline Approximate
Notification
Earliest Funded
Event Date
Winter Round November 6, 2019 December 4, 2019 January 8, 2020 Early February 2020
Summer Round June 1, 2020 July 7, 2020 July 30, 2020 Early September 2020
Monthly Grants (Monthly, except November & December)
Local History Grants (Research Inventory and Scholar in Residence)
 
Reading Frederick Douglass Together
Application Deadline Approximate
Notification
Earliest Program
Start Date
October October 1, 2019 October 31, 2019 End of November 2019
January January 1, 2020 January 31, 2020 End of February 2020
February February 1, 2020 February 28, 2020 End of March 2020
March March 1, 2020 March 31, 2020 End of April 2020
April April 1, 2020 April 30, 2020 End of May 2020
May May 1, 2020 May 31, 2020 End of June 2020
June June 1, 2020* June 30, 2020* End of July 2020
*Note that Reading Frederick Douglass applicants who submit on June 1 will be notified by June 8 and can host their event on July 4, 2020, or thereafter.

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