Apply Now for Federal Civics and History Grants

We are thrilled to announce that the grant application for the fiscal year 2023 American History and Civics Education National Activities Programs (AHC–NA) are now open:

“The purpose of the AHC–NA program is to promote new and existing evidence-based strategies to encourage innovative American history, civics and government, and geography instruction, learning strategies, and professional development activities and programs for teachers, principals, or other school leaders, particularly such instruction, strategies, activities, and programs that benefit students from low-income backgrounds and other underserved populations.”

Important Dates:

4/28: Applications Available
TBD: Pre-application informational technical assistance webinars
5/30: Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply
7/12: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications
9/11: Deadline for Intergovernmental Review

For more information, visit the U.S. Department of Education’s grants webpage


These grants are the direct result of the CivXNow Coalition’s hard-won push for greater federal investment in civics and history, representing a tripling in federal dollars for civic education after the yearslong effort to pass the Civics Secures Democracy Act. These investments will help secure our constitutional democracy for generations to come by educating the American public, and equipping our students and communities with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to meaningfully participate and engage in civic life.

We are confident that the high-quality applications submitted by our Coalition partners and the broader field will open the door for us to continue to build on additional federal funding for civics and history.

Please feel free to reach out to our team with any questions in the weeks to come.


The CivXNow Team

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