For Prime Time Inquiries

James Nelson
Director of Grants
jnelson “at”

Help Support Michigan Humanities

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 $6,500 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.

How to Apply

To apply to become a Prime Time site please contact James Nelson, Director of Grants, at 517-372-7770 or