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Become a Site

Who May Host a Program?

Any public library system or public school library in the state of Michigan is eligible to apply to host a six-week Prime Time series. A library system or public school library must commit to hosting a minimum of three Prime Time series over a three-year period. The second and third series may occur in the same library or at another library within the same system.

Program Description and Site Responsibilities [PDF]

Prime Time Grant Funds

New Prime Time Sites –up to $8,000 to cover the majority of program expense for the implementation of new program sites for a three-year program commitment.

Return Sites- up to $3,000 for a six-week program for sites that have currently implemented Prime Time.


The application period for Spring 2018 sites is currently open and applications will be accepted until November 1, 2017.

How to Apply

To apply to become a Prime Time site, please complete and submit a Prime Time Application and an Application Budget. For questions or more information, please contact James Nelson, Program Manager, at 517-372-7770 or jnelson@mihumanities.org.

Prime Time Application

Application Budget

To submit completed applications:

Email: jnelson@mihumanities.org

Mail: Michigan Humanities Council
119 Pere Marquette Drive, Suite 3B
Lansing, MI 48915
Attn: James Nelson


119 Pere Marquette Drive, Suite 3B,
Lansing, MI 48912
p: 517-372-7770
f: 517-372-0027