News

Statement on President's FY 2019 Budget Proposal

February 14, 2018
Advocacy and Legislative Updates, Feature, and State Humanities Councils
The Federation urges Congress to continue its strong support of the NEH and the state humanities councils and reject the administration’s proposal.

Councils Kick Off Democracy and the Informed Citizen Programs in 2018

February 7, 2018
Feature, General, and State Humanities Councils
In partnership with The Pulitzer Prizes and supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, forty-nine councils will launch hundreds of programs and events exploring the importance of being an informed citizen and what that means in today's society.

INVITATION: The 2018 Congressional Reception

January 31, 2018
Advocacy and Legislative Updates, Event, and State Humanities Councils
Invitations are now available for the 2018 Humanities on the Hill Congressional Reception.

NHC18: Call for Session Proposals!

December 7, 2017
National Humanities Conference
The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance are pleased to announce the 2018 National Humanities Conference, which will take place in New Orleans in conjunction with the city’s tricentennial celebration.

New Chair and Members Elected to FSHC Board of Directors

November 14, 2017
General and State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils announces the election of William Tsutsui as chair and three new members to its board of directors, effective November 4, 2017.

Indiana Humanities Wins Schwartz Prize for "Next Indiana Campfires"

November 9, 2017
2017 Conference, Event, and National Humanities Conference
Indiana Humanities wins the 35th annual Schwartz Prize award for "Next Indiana Campfires," a program that confronts questions of place, environmental stewardship, and identity through literature, hiking, and conversation.

Introducing the 2017-2021 FSHC Board Candidate Slate

August 9, 2017
General
The Federation of State Humanities Councils’ 2017 Nominating Committee announced a slate of three candidates for the Federation board to be brought to the membership for a vote at the annual business meeting in November.

Notice of the 2017 Annual Business Meeting

August 7, 2017
2017 Conference, Event, General, National Humanities Conference, and State Humanities Councils
The 2017 Annual Business Meeting of the Federation House of Delegates will take place at the 2017 National Humanities Conference on Saturday, November 4, from 4:15 to 5:15 pm, at the Hyatt Regency Boston.

NEH Awards $785,907 in Grants to Three State Humanities Councils

August 3, 2017
State Humanities Councils
On August 2, 2017, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced awards of more than $39.3 million for 245 humanities projects nationwide that will support local cultural organizations and individual scholars. Of that $39.3 million, $785,907 in grants were awarded to three state humanities councils: Alabama Humanities Foundation, Indiana Humanities, and Michigan Humanities Council.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Researcher/Writer

June 30, 2017
General
The Federation of State Humanities Councils seeks a Researcher/Writer to gather program descriptions, evaluations, impact studies, and other resources through council websites and documents, surveys, and interviews. The aim of the research is to contribute to a series of briefing documents explaining state humanities council work and the value of the humanities to the public. The project is supported by funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

FY2015 Income Survey Results

June 29, 2017
General
Based on audited information supplied by councils, the income survey report provides valuable information about the sources of council support each year, as well as funding trends over time.
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