Humanities Guåhan is pleased to announce the opening of the 2022 Community Grant Cycle!

Working in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities, we provide financial support to nonprofit organizations, institutions and ad-hoc groups for humanities programs aimed at public audiences. Applicants may apply for up to $10,000 in matching funds for humanities programming. Applications will be due by October 1, 2022 and will only be accepted online through Submittable. The application goes live on September 4 at



Any nonprofit organization or ad-hoc group operating in Guam is eligible to apply for a grant. An applicant need not be incorporated or tax-exempt, but must obtain a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) assigned by and viewable within the System for Award Management ( by October 1, 2022. The federal government has replaced the DUNS number with the UEI as of April 4, 2022. If you already have a DUNS number, a UEI has been issued to you.

Grant Workshop

Humanities Guåhan will offer a free Community Grant Workshop for prospective applicants. This workshop is a requirement for first-time applicants. Masks will be required.

2022 Community Grant Workshop

Saturday, September 3, 2022 • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Humanities Guåhan • 222 Chalan Santo Papa, Reflection Center, Suite 106, Hagåtña, Guam


Registration is required by September 1st. Applicants may register at:

If circumstances change in our community due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the grant workshop will be held online via Zoom


Humanities programs that are eligible for the 2022 Community Grant include, but are not limited to: lectures, seminars, conferences, workshops, film or book discussion series, panel discussions, interpretive exhibits, permanent and traveling fairs, festivals and tours, and media productions including publications, radio and television programming, and film and video. Humanities Guåhan encourages applicants to design innovative program formats and programs that stimulate discussion between diverse groups. 

The humanities include but are not limited to the study of history, modern and classical language, literature, law, philosophy, comparative religion, ethics, and the history, criticism and theory of the arts. Anthropology, archaeology and political science are also considered part of the humanities, as are interdisciplinary areas, such as Pacific studies, CHamoru studies, Micronesian studies, Asian studies, American studies, women and gender studies, ethnic studies, and the study of folklore and folk life.  Humanities projects may also apply humanities perspectives to current political, social or economic concerns and issues. 

Grant awards will be announced on October 25, 2022.

For more information, please contact Leslie Reynolds or Kimberlee Kihleng at 671-472-4462, Tues-Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m., or email Leslie at 



Obtain a Unique Entity Identifier (Guidance):