FFNHA launches mini-grant program

By Johnny Szlauderbach

NEWS — MAY 22, 2024

Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area (FFNHA) is now accepting applications for its Mini Reimbursement Grant program.

FFNHA can award reimbursement grants up to $1000* for projects or acquisitions, regarding our themes, that enhance content or the visitor experience.

FFNHA Mini Reimbursement Grants award up to $1,000 for projects or acquisitions that interpret stories, enhance content, or improve visitor experiences aligned with the themes of Freedom’s Frontier: Shaping the Frontier, the Missouri-Kansas Border War and Civil War, and the Enduring Struggle for Freedom. Successful grants will be rooted in a context involving historic events in the heritage area that have a broad regional or national impact.

These small grants must be completed and closed out by August 23, 2024. No match will be required.

The entire process can be completed online.

For more information, including a full list of requirements, please visit our website’s partner page.

For questions about FFNHA grants, contact Kate Sutter.

Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area (FFNHA) builds awareness of struggles for freedom in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. Established by Congress in 2006, FFNHA covers a unique physical and cultural landscape across 41 counties and 31,000 square miles. It promotes three diverse, interwoven, and nationally significant stories: frontier settlement, the Missouri-Kansas Border War and Civil War, and enduring civil rights disputes. FFNHA inspires respect for multiple perspectives and empowers area residents to preserve and share these stories, achieving its goals through interpretation, preservation, conservation, and education for all residents and visitors. It is one of 62 federally recognized National Heritage Areas across the United States.