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: 

  • Winter-Spring Cycle 2019: Applications are by due by October 12, 2018. Winter-Spring series should occur January 7-April 28, 2019.
  • Summer Cycle 2019: Applications are by due by March 1, 2019. Summer series must occur between May 27-August 4 2019. Please contact the Program Coordinator for more details. 
  • Fall Cycle 2019: Applications are due by May 31, 2019. Fall series take place from August 26-November 17, 2019.

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

  1. Please review the Project Director's Guide
  2. Please review the available themes in our series choices and select your first and second choice series.
  3. Please review the instructions to complete your application in the Council's online application system. We have created a 5 min video tutorial and these written instructions.
  4. Complete the "Let's Talk About It" online application and submit it by the respective cycle deadline listed above.
  • A. If you are new to the online systemplease create an account prior to applying. Once you have created your account and are logged in to your Applicant Dashboard, click "Apply" in the upper left-hand corner to view an alphabetical list of all open Council opportunities. Scroll down and select "2019 Let's Talk About It Grant Program" and complete the form. 

  • B. If you have previously created an accountplease click here to login. Once on your Applicant Dashboard click "Apply" in the upper left-hand corner to view an alphabetical list of all open Council opportunities. Scroll down and select "2019 Let's Talk About It Grant Program" and complete the form. 

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.