The 2018 Annual Business Meeting of the Federation House of Delegates will take place on Saturday, November 10, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, at the New Orleans Marriott.Read More
The state humanities councils are nonpartisan, independent nonprofits that support grassroots humanities programming throughout every U.S. state and territory. The councils are funded in part by Congress through the National Endowment for the Humanities with many raising additional funds from corporations, foundations, private individuals, and the state government.
Explore state humanities council programs by area of interest, audience and state to learn more about the importance and impact of the public humanities throughout the nation.
Use our interactive map to locate a state humanities council in your area, learn more about their programs and connect with them.
The Schwartz Prize is awarded every year for innovative council programs that have had a significant impact on citizens, organizations, or communities in their state. Funded through an endowment from former Federation board member Martin Schwartz and his wife Helen, the winners are announced at an awards ceremony during the National Humanities Conference.
The Federation is now accepting nominations for the 36th Annual Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for outstanding work in the public humanities. Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, August 29, 2018.Read More
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