Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation: Humanities Research Grants

The sponsor intends to further the humanities along a broad front, supporting projects which address the concerns of the historical “studia humanitatis,” a humanistic education rooted in the great traditions of the past; the formation of human beings according to cultural, moral, and aesthetic ideals derived from that past; and the ongoing debate over how these ideals may best be conceived and realised.

Programs in the following areas are eligible: history; archaeology; literature; languages, both classical and modern; philosophy, ethics; comparative religion; the history, criticism, and theory of the arts; and those aspects of the social sciences which share the content and methods of humanistic disciplines.

The Foundation welcomes projects that cross the boundaries between humanistic disciplines and explore the connection between the humanities and other areas of scholarship.

Funding & Duration

Amount not supplied. In general, awards are made for single-year, and not multi-year, projects.


The Foundation supports: not-for-profit organisations engaged in activities of interest to the Foundation. Institutions located in the United States should have an IRS 501(c)3 designation. Institutions outside of the United States can present other kinds of evidence of non-for-profit status after consultation with the Foundation. This program does not provide funds to individuals.

Submission Requirements & Due Date

  • There is no due date for these organisational applications.
  • The Foundation reviews proposals throughout the year.
  • There is usually a 3-4 month wait for an official response to applications.
  • Please email if you are considering applying for this scheme.

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