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"Segregation in Schools is Outlawed," The Russell Daily News, May 17, 1954

StoryCorps comes to Topeka, Kansas

The Kansas Humanities Council helps bring StoryCorps to Topeka in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling. 

John Henry exhibit title panel, West Virginia Humanities Council

West Virginia Humanities Council taps local students to design traveling exhibits

West Virginia University design students help the WVHC design and construct traveling exhibits, benefitting audiences throughout the state.

World premiere of Ken Burns's THE ADDRESS

Vermont Humanities Council announces the world premiere of Ken Burns's "The Address"

Ken Burns's The Address will have its world premiere April 2nd at the Latchis Theatre in Brattleboro, Vermont. This special event will support the Vermont Humanities Council, the Greenwood School, and Latchis Theatre.

Unidos: Charlas de libros para niños y padres, program participants.

The Latino Experience

NEH-supported projects on Latino history, culture, and language.

Frederick Douglass mural, Washington, DC

Celebrating Black History Month with State Humanities Councils

Explore some of the events and programs the state humanities councils offer this February for Black History Month.

"We the People" US Constitution section

Toward a More Perfect Union in Minnesota

Minnesotans are encouraged to join a “community of communities” to talk about the Constitution.

Mobile fundraising at the Maryland Humanities Council

Maryland Humanities Council adds mobile fundraising to its development toolkit

Aaron Heinsman, Director of Development at the Maryland Humanities Council, reports that 10% of their text-to-give donors have made multiple mobile gifts. "Even more exciting, 10% of our text-to-give donors have transitioned to become donors with larger gifts through online or direct mail."

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Federal/State Partnership's 2013 Holiday Greeting

FEDERAL/STATE PARTNERSHIP wishes you creative & visionary holidays—and an exciting & imaginative humanities-filled new year.

Edie, Kathleen, Meg & Shirley

Posted: April 15, 2014

General Liability Insurance for State Humanities Councils

Federal/State Partnership provides each of the 56 state humanities councils three basic insurance policies as protection of the National Endowment for the Humanities' investment in the councils.

Posted: January 28, 2014

State Council Assessment and Review: A 5-Year Cycle Explained

Every five years, each state humanities council writes a forward-looking self-assessment report that considers the context in which the Council works, the humanities benefits and services it provides, and the Council's management and organizational effectiveness.

Posted: September 19, 2013

State Council Annual Compliance Reports

Each council submits an annual report on indicating its compliance with the legislated responsibilities of state humanities councils.

Posted: September 19, 2013

Notes from the 2013 Compliance Report

An overview of the report given to the Federal/State Partnership's National Council committee in July 2013.

Posted: January 28, 2013

Office of Grant Management's Guide to General Operating Support Grants for State Councils

General Operating Support grants are the primary way the Office of Federal/State Partnership provides funding to the 56 state and jurisdictional humanities councils.

Posted: January 27, 2013

Managing a State Humanities Council General Operating Support Grant

Budget allocation and general operating support grants: Federal/State Partnership's budget is a line item in the NEH federal allocation.

Posted: January 24, 2013

Notes from the 2012 Compliance Report

This is an overview of the report given to the Federal/State Partnership's National Council committee in July 2012.

Posted: April 17, 2014

We Are One Inside Out: Utah Humanities Council's high school Clemente course changes peoples' perceptions

We Are One Inside Out is a public art project by 10-graders inspired by their teacher, Jorge Rojas, by a Utah Humanities Council Clemente Course on the history of public art, and by their participation in the national Achievement Via Individiual Determination (AVID) program.

Posted: March 6, 2014

A Day of Discussion and Sharing on Veterans Issues in Arizona

On March 29th in Phoenix, AZ, the general public is invited to the Arizona Veterans Showcase -- a day of sharing and discussion about the unique issues facing veterans, supported in part by the Arizona Humanities Council.

Posted: February 28, 2014

56 Ways to do the Public Humanities

State humanities councils share the enjoyment and study of the humanities around the country in fifty-six different ways.

Posted: February 26, 2014

Oklahoma Humanities Council supports a presentation on Cherokee Chief John Ross by noted author and scholar

The Oklahoma Humanities Council brings author and scholar Dr. Gary Moulton to Tahlequah, OK to discuss the life of Cherokee Chief John Ross.

Posted: February 26, 2014

West Virginia Humanities Council taps local students to design traveling exhibits

West Virginia University design students help the WVHC design and construct traveling exhibits, benefitting audiences throughout the state.

Posted: February 18, 2014

“On the Road” to Collaboration

An NEH On the Road workshop created a collaborative experience for the Mississippi Humanities Council and the NEH Division of Public Programs.

Posted: February 11, 2014

The Beat on the Street: Second Lines, Mardi Gras Indians, and the Photography of Gary Samson

Escape the grey and white of the winter landscape into a world of color and celebration at the University of New Hampshire Museum in Dimond Library in Durham. The New Hampshire Humanities Council has awarded a grant to the University Museum for events related to an exhibition of the vivid photos by Gary Samson of the Mardi Gras Indians, musical culture, and traditions of New Orleans: "The Beat on the Street: Second Lines, Mardi Gras Indians, and the Photography of Gary Samson." The project includes a film showing and an event with the photographer.