Idaho Teachers Invited to Attend Summer Institute, Titled “A More Perfect Union”

February 14, 2022 Idaho teachers of all grades and disciplines are invited to apply to attend the Idaho Humanities Council’s 2022 weeklong summer institute, titled Building A More Perfect Union, July 18-23 (Monday through Saturday), on the campus of the College of Idaho.  Successful applicants will receive a $250 stipend as well as lodging and meals, texts, and…

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IHC to Honor Dr. Hope Benedict for Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities on August 5 in Salmon

The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) will honor Dr. Hope Benedict for her lifelong advocacy of public humanities programming, her dedication to community engagement, and her passion for Lemhi County’s history with the council’s award for “Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities” at a reception and award ceremony. At the ceremony several individuals will help toast Benedict…

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Idaho Humanities Council Offers Five Public Programs Exploring Resistance Through Popular Music and Poetry at the College of Idaho

The United States has a long and rich history of dissent in the forms of poetry and song.  During this extraordinary time in U.S. history, the Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) invites the public to attend four presentations focused on protest poetry and song in an exploration of historical and contemporary expressions around the country.  Works…

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Idaho Humanities Council Awards Grants in Summer 2021 Grant Rounds

The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, recently awarded $40,057 in grants to organizations. Nineteen awards include twelve Major Grants for public humanities programs six Opportunity Grants, and one Teacher Incentive Grant. The grants were supported in part by funding…

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Idaho Humanities Council Awards Grants in Spring 2021 Grant Round

The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, recently awarded $33,960 in grants to organizations. Thirteen awards include nine major grants for public humanities programs and four Opportunity Grants. The grants were supported in part by funding from the National Endowment…

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Idaho Humanities Council Awards Grants in Fall 2020 Grant Round

The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, recently awarded $66,807 in grants to organizations and individuals.  Twenty-nine awards include fifteen major grants for public humanities programs, four Research Fellowships, six Opportunity Grants, and four Teacher Incentive Grants.  The grants were…

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Idaho Humanities Council Invites Applications for Major Grants

The Idaho Humanities Council invites major grant applications supporting projects involving Idaho citizens that focus on literature, history, philosophy, art history, archaeology and other humanities disciplines. The Council further invites applications that encourage participation from all of Idaho’s diverse populations and reach out to under-served audiences. As Idaho continues to be affected by the COVID-19…

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IHC Announces FINAL CARES Act Deadline

The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) announces that a small amount of CARES Act funding is still available to assist humanities-based organizations that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We fully anticipate all funds will be requested and awarded at this final grant round.  Therefore, it is imperative you apply now to receive IHC…

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