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Revitalizing Humanities in Higher Education

Nov 14, 2022 at 10:57 pm by Amanda Lai

Image of books. Text says "Cornerstone Learning for Living Grant, Concept Papers Due Dec. 1st"

Grant Opportunity: The Cornerstone: Learning for Living initiative is a grant program from the Teagle Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities which aims to reinvigorate the role of the humanities in general education. This program supports the planning and implementation of faculty-led projects that embed transformative texts in gateway courses for incoming undergraduate students that help strengthen critical thinking and communication skills while creating coherent pathways through general education.
Grants are available in two categories:
  • Planning grants will support efforts to lay the groundwork for curriculum reform and faculty professional development.
  • Implementation grants will support concrete plans for comprehensive and sustainable curriculum development or redesign efforts.
Eligibility: Private not-for-profit and public institutions of higher education are eligible to apply.
Grant Amount and Grant Period: Implementation grants will award up to $350,000 over 24 months while planning grants will award up to $25,000 over 6-12 months.
Important Dates:
  • Deadline for Concept Papers: December 1st. 2022
  • Status Notification: February 2023
  • Final Application Deadline: April 2023
For more informationClick here for the request for proposals.
Brockport Research Institute is a NYS-certified woman-owned business enterprise that provides grant-writing, evaluation, project management, and professional learning services.  If you or your organization are interested in this grant and want to know how Brockport Research Institute can help, please reach out to us at or 1585-431-3416. Brockport Research Institute is not affiliated with the Teagle Foundation or the National Endowment for the Humanities.