The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) announces that CARES Act funding is still available to assist humanities-based organizations that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  IHC also reveals a new funding level and guidelines for CARES Act funding.   Organizations with an operating budget over $2 million may now request up to $15,000 in support.…

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The Idaho Humanities Council seeks applications to fill two academic positions from North Idaho and an academic position from Southeast Idaho on its volunteer board of directors. An academic member currently is defined by the Council as either a scholar in the humanities or an administrator of an educational or cultural institution. North Idaho is…

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The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) is pleased to announce that it has awarded an additional $64,406 in CARES Act funding to 17 Idaho organizations. To date, IHC has awarded a total of $186,861 to 42 unique Idaho organizations in 22 communities. This funding was received from the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Coronavirus…

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The Idaho Humanities Council invites grant applications supporting projects involving Idaho citizens that focus on literature, history, philosophy, art history, archaeology and other humanities disciplines.  During this unique and uncertain time, the IHC encourages applications for programs that explore the impact of COVID-19 on Idaho.  The Council further invites applications that encourage participation from all…

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The deadline for applications for funds to support humanities research is fast approaching!  The purpose of the IHC Research Fellowship Program is to stimulate scholarship in the humanities, to provide support for scholars who need time and money for research, and to share the results with academic and public audiences. The IHC will award up…

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The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, recently awarded $57,146 in grants to organizations and individuals.  Twenty-nine awards include fifteen major grants for public humanities programs, four Opportunity Grants, eight Teacher Incentive Grants, and two Museum on Main Street programming…

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Dear Friends, Since many Idahoans are proactively limiting social activities due to COVID-19, we have created a “Humanities in the Home” page on our website that offers suggestions for engaging and thoughtful humanities experiences in your own home. You can access the page HERE. We have also added several virtual programs including Dear Pen Friend…

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The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the nonprofit, state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, recently welcomed two new members to its 19-member Board of Directors. The two new members from Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls will serve three-year terms on the board. These two new members were appointed by Governor Brad Little. Governor…

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Idaho teachers of all grades and disciplines are invited to apply to attend the Idaho Humanities Council’s 2020 weeklong summer institute, titled Poetry as Protest:  Dissent through Song and Literature, July 20-25 (Monday through Saturday), on the campus of Boise State University.  Successful applicants will receive lodging and meals, texts, and the opportunity for optional…

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