Grants in Response to the Impact of COVID-19 In April 2020, the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities launched two new grant programs in support of humanities organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Rhode Island. To date, over $350,000 has been awarded. Learn more about these awards here. Although general operating support grants are no […]
This list is updated following each mini grant cycle (November, February, May, and August) as well as in April when the Humanities Council announces major grant awards. Please check back regularly for the most current details of the public history, cultural heritage, civic education, and community engagement projects happening throughout the state. Public Project […]
Interface: Providence (1974) • A visionary project that reimagined downtown Providence as a walking-friendly city center and set the tone for subsequent Council grants in placemaking.
Undocumented Immigrants (2010) • A documentary photo project which focuses on the lives and living arrangements of undocumented immigrants in RI and neighboring Massachusetts.
I Was There (2013) • A highly integrated arts-based Learning program that strives to preserve and celebrate the history of the Fox Point neighborhood in Providence.
Slatersville: America’s First Mill Village (2013) • A documentary film that tells the unique story of Slatersville Mill and the development of America’s first pre-planned mill village.
Remembering Adamsville (2013) • A community-oriented local history project celebrating the history and heritage of Adamsville, Rhode Island.
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities Grantmaking Program funds nonprofit organizations and individual researchers to stimulate new research in the humanities, spark thoughtful community exchange, build new audiences for the humanities, innovate new methods in the humanities, and advocate for the importance of the humanities for a lively and engaged democratic public. 2020 Virtual […]