Harvardwood Heroes Grant Deadline 4/15

Launched in 2013, the Harvardwood Heroes grant program aims to spotlight and support Harvard students, alumni, faculty, and staff who have made an exceptional contribution to the community. These Heroes exemplify the mission of Harvardwood by demonstrating the power and purpose of the arts, media, and entertainment in the betterment of our communities.

Harvardwood awards $500 grants* to applicants who have demonstrated a distinguished level of service to their organizations of choice. Every year, grant winners will be determined by the strength of their proposal. They will receive the first $250 upon announcement of the winners and the balance of the grant upon submission of a final essay six months later. Applicants whose service project is arts-related will receive priority. To apply for an HH grant:


Harvardwood Heroes grants will be awarded annually, pending the availability of resources to support the program.

*Grants can be spent at the winner’s discretion.

Become a hero by sponsoring our Harvardwood Heroes!

Individuals can make a donation to support the program, and individuals who donate $500 or more may assist in the selection of grant recipients.