Colorado insitutions receive a combined $544,343 in new federal arts and humanities grants, including $253,343 from the NEH to fund fellowships and educational programming at the University of Colorado at Boulder, the Longmont Museum, and Colorado State University – Pueblo, from The Denver Post.
The Litchfield Historical Society, with other local partners, will be showing the NEH’s Created Equal films at two locations in northwestern Connecticut from January through March 2014, from the Litchfield County Times.
The Rhode Island Historical Society has been awarded a private grant from the Champlin Foundations that will -- in concert with grants from IMLS, the National Park Service, and the NEH -- complete funding requirements to renovate and rehabilitate the Society’s library facility containing 5,000 manuscripts, 100,000 books and 9 million feet of film, from the Providence Journal.
Twenty-five K-12 teachers from across the USA will participate in an NEH Summer Institute for Teachers program hosted by the University of Wisconsin—La Crosse to study and explore how Native Americans and American settlers have adapted to the landscape of the Upper Mississippi River Valley, from the La Crosse Tribune.
The Staten Island Museum to receive a $400,000 NEH Challenge Grant to support the museum's endowment, construction and maintenance of exhibit infrastructure, and technology upgrades, from Staten Island Live.