Idaho Humanities Council Awards $74, 837 in Grants in Winter, 2024

Idaho Humanities Council Awards $74,837 in Grants in Winter 2024  March 14, 2024: The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) recently awarded $74,837 in grants to organizations and individuals. Thirty-six awards include sixteen Major Grants for public humanities programs, seven Opportunity Grants, eleven K-12 grants, and two Humanities for All grants. The grants were supported in part…

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IHC Board Currently Seeking Three Academic Members

IHC Board Members pictured at a staff and board retreat

The Idaho Humanities Council is currently seeking applications to fill three academic positions, two from Southeast Idaho and one from Southwest 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. Southeast Idaho…

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Idaho Humanities Council Welcomes Three New Board Members

Idaho Humanities Council Welcomes Three New Board Members Dec. 13th, 2022: The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the nonprofit, state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, recently elected three new members to its 19-member board at their fall meeting in Boise. The three new members from Boise, Lewiston, and Coeur d’Alene will serve three-year terms…

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Idaho Humanities Council Awards $57, 102 in Grants in October, 2022

Idaho Humanities Council Awards $57,102 in Grants in Fall 2022 Major Grant Round Nov. 18, 2022: The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) recently awarded $57, 102 in grants to organizations and individuals. Twenty-three awards include thirteen major grants for public humanities programs, two Research Fellowships, four Opportunity Grants, and four Teacher Incentive grants. The grants were…

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IHC Invites Proposals for Major Grants and Research Fellowships

July 26, 2022: 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. The Council further invites applications that encourage participation from all of Idaho’s diverse populations and reach out to under-served audiences. IHC funding opportunities include: Major Grants Fall…

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IHC Currently Seeking Two Public and One Academic Board Member

July 11, 2022: The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) seeks applications to fill two public positions from North Idaho and one academic position from Southwest 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…

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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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