The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

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December 31, 2012

Humanities Council makes grant awards

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Humanities Council, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, serves West Virginia through grants and direct programs in the humanities. The Humanities Council budgets more than $600,000 for grants and programs each year.

A variety of grants are offered to nonprofit organizations that support educational programming. The Humanities Council minigrant deadlines occur every 60 days for projects requesting $1,500 or less, with upcoming deadlines of Feb. 1 and April 1, 2013.

The West Virginia Humanities Council recently awarded new minigrants:

Concord University, “Creating Environmental Mythology” (Mercer County)

West Virginia Junior Classical League, “West Virginia Junior Classical League 2013” (Ohio County)

High Rocks Educational Corporation, “New Voices Creative Writing Workshop and Reading Series” (Pocahontas County)

Rivers to Ridges Heritage Trail, “Human Adaptation of the Kanawha River” (Putnam County)

For more information about the Humanities Council grants program contact Humanities Council grants administrator Amy Saunders at 304-346-8500 or via e-mail at saunders@wvhumanities.org. Grant guidelines and applications are available on the Humanities Council website, www.wvhumanities.org.

 

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