Programs

Current Initiatives
National Partners
Local Partners
Subjects
Audiences
Councils

PROGRAM: Hometown Humanities

Montana

Statewide, MT – [Schwartz Prize Winner: 2015] Through this program Humanities Montana created a focused partnership with one Montana community, offering between 25-35 different humanities programs, organizational support, marketing support, and neighborly advice over the course of twelve months. This program is ongoing. (Rural Communities)

PROGRAM: Montana Center for the Book Prize

Montana

Statewide, MO – [reading and discussion, award] The Montana Center for the Book Prize recognizes programs that offer creative and wide-reaching literary programming, such as family reading groups that promote youth literacy, reading series that encourage active engagement with the literary arts, or high school workshops that support student participation in slam poetry events. Nominations are being accepted now through July 15, 2018. (Public)

PROGRAM: Montana Center for the Book

Montana

Statewide, MO – [reading and discussion] The Montana Center, a program of Humanities Montana and the state affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, aims to promote awareness of books, writing, reading, the book arts, publishing and literacy in Montana. (Public)

#HumCitizen: Montana Informed Citizen Initiative

Montana

Statewide, MT – [speakers bureau, panels] This initiative provides access to scholars, journalists, and Pulitzer Prize winners in order to engage students and the public in conversations on topics that explore and analyze the role of the news media in Montana and nationally. (Students, Public)

PROGRAM: Hometown Humanities

Montana

Statewide, MO – [resource] Hometown Humanities brings a year’s worth of humanities-based programming to a Montana community. Community members can choose upwards of 20 cultural programs from Humanities Montana’s catalog of offerings featuring public speakers, speakers in the schools, community discussions and more. The council has chosen Red Lodge as the host site for 2018-2019. (Public)

GRANT: Film and Digital Media Grants

Montana

Aug. 20, 2017 – [deadline] Applications for Humanities Montana’s Film and Digital Media Grants are accepted on an ongoing basis but are reviewed once a year following the August 20 deadline (funding up to $10,000 available). (Grant Opportunity)

GRANT: Regular Grant

Montana

Aug. 20, 2017 – [deadline] Learn more about Humanities Montana’s Regular Grants, which help organizations fund humanities-centered programs (funding of $1,000 or more available). Grant applications are reviewed three times a year with August 20 as the next deadline. (Grant Opportunity)

GRANT: Research Fellowships

Montana

Dec. 20, 2017 – [deadline] Research Fellowships support research in the humanities relating to Montana and the region (funding up to $4,000). Grant applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, but are reviewed once a year following the Dec. 20 deadline. (Grant Opportunity)

GRANT: Three Year Sustaining Grants

Montana

Dec. 20, 2017 – [deadline] Learn more about Humanities Montana’s Three Year Sustaining Grants, which help organizations fund ongoing, humanities-centered programs. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, but are reviewed once a year on Dec. 20. (Grant Opportunity)

RESOURCE: Montana Literary Treasures

Montana

Ongoing – [online] A list of books that explores life in Montana’s territorial days. (Resource)

PROGRAM: Letters about Literature

Montana

Ongoing – [statewide] A national reading and writing program that encourages students to write letters to their favorite authors. (Contest)

PROGRAM: Standing Together Montana

Montana

Ongoing – [statewide] An initiative designed to bring veterans, humanities scholars, and communities together. (Reading & Discussion)

PROGRAM: Speakers in the Schools

Montana

Ongoing – [statewide] A series of presentations, demonstrations, lectures, and discussions available for K-12 schools that encourages students to explore diverse ideas and issues. (Presentation/Lecture, Conversation)

PROGRAM: Governor’s Humanities Award

Montana

Helena, MT – [award] A biennial award that recognizes individuals who demonstrate a history of excellence in the humanities. The 2019 awards ceremony will take place on February 7 at the State Capitol Rotunda. (Public)

RESOURCE: Native American Lit Study Guides

Montana

Ongoing – [online] A collection of Native American literature resources including bibliographies, literature discussion questions, and a critical review. (Resource)

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