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Fundación Puertorriqueña de las Humanidades extends call to grant funds to projects of non-profit organizations

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SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rican Endowment for the Humanities (FPH) extended until Tuesday, January 19, the call for non-profit organizations in Puerto Rico to present proposals for activities that promote the dissemination of ideas and knowledge from the multiple disciplines of the humanities.

Proposals can raise funds from $ 3,000 to $ 20,000.

“We are looking for projects that promote the appreciation and use of these humanistic disciplines as valuable tools for analysis, reflection and public dialogue,” said Margarita Benítez, executive director of the FPH in written communication.

Proposals must be relevant to the following thematic axes of the Foundation: identity as a people; collective memory; diversity and solidarity in Puerto Rican society; and humanities throughout life (life-long humanities).
The deadline to submit the proposal online with all supporting documents is Tuesday, January 19. For more information and rules you can write to [email protected] or call 787 721 2087. The application and guides are available at https://fphpr.submittable.com/submit
Priority will be given to projects that:

  • enrich the teaching of the humanities in the Puerto Rico education system and promote dialogue between these and other fields of study.
  • promote the discussion of issues of current relevance to our country.
  • use innovative formats, methodologies, technologies and approaches to create quality humanistic projects with a broad scope.
  • include in their programming activities directed or developed with the participation of diverse audiences in varied environments, including populations with limited access to the type of planned activities.
  • show your commitment to promoting participation and access in your project activities.

Among the requirements, they must be registered as non-profit organizations with the Department of State, have a 501 (c) (3) exemption.

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