Schwartz Prize Winners Archive

Below is a comprehensive list of past recipients for the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize, which is the highest honor awarded to humanities councils by the humanities community. 1982  “The … Read more

Schwartz Prize FAQs

The Federation is celebrating 40 years of Schwartz Prizes! In 1982, the Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities (now the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities) won the first Schwartz … Read more

The 40th Annual Schwartz Prize – 2022 Call for Nominations

2022 Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize For Public Humanities Programs in 2021 The Federation of State Humanities Councils is now accepting nominations for the 40th annual Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize, established … Read more

Federation Bylaws

For our members, these are the most recent version of the Federation’s Bylaws, last updated by the Federation Board in 2014 and approved by the Federation Membership at the 2014 … Read more

Director of Communications & Development

The Federation of State Humanities Councils (the Federation) seeks a Director of Communications & Development (the Director) to provide internal leadership of the membership-based organization as it enters a new phase of building its capacity to support and strengthen its membership and advocate for the humanities across the nation.

Now Hiring: Director of Communications & Development

Join our team! We’re looking for a Director of Communications & Development to join our team this summer. Please send resumes to jobs@statehumanities.org.

Nominate a Council Program!

We are now accepting nominations to the 40th annual Schwartz Prize!

The deadline to submit a proposal is Thursday, August 18, 2022.