How to Apply

Let's Talk About It series are offered in three cycles, winter-spring, summer and fall. A completed application should be submitted to the North Carolina Humanities Council by the following deadlines: 

  • Summer Cycle 2018: Applications are by due by March 2, 2018. Summer series must occur between May 28-August 5 2018. Please contact the Program Coordinator for more details. 
  • Fall Cycle 2018: Applications are by due by May 29, 2018. Fall series take place from August 27-November 18, 2018.
  • Winter-Spring Cycle 2019: Applications are by due by September 28, 2018. Winter-Spring series should occur January 7-April 28, 2019.

How to Apply for a Let’s Talk About It Grant:

  1. Please review the Project Director's Guide
  2. Select your series choices from our catalogs
  3. The Council has a new online application system. Please watch this video tutorial on how to apply using our online application system or download these instructions
  4. Create and account or login to complete the "Let's Talk About It" online application and submit it by the cycle deadline listed above.

If you would like more information about the program or the application process, please contact Caitlin Patton by email at or by phone (704) 687-1521.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Submission of an application does not guarantee approval.

Deadline extensions will be considered on a case-by-case basis and only if the applicant has contacted staff prior to the application due date.