Each March, the Humanities Council staff and board leadership participate in Humanities on the Hill, an opportunity to meet with our RI Congressional delegation to advocate for continued funding of the National Endowment for the Humanities, a key source of support for the Council. Read on for our FY2019 Grant Spotlights.
Update: Due to the Covid-19 public health emergency, the Humanities Council has extended the deadline for fellowship applications to Friday, April 3, 2020 by 5:00pm EST. Read on for more details. The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities seeks applicants for a part-time fellowship to research and document the connections between cultural participation and civic […]
The Humanities Council is proud to announce a total of $7,557 awarded through the following four mini grants from our 2019 November grant cycle to organizations working to expand the ways Rhode Islanders engage with culture through music, food, traditional celebrations, and complex histories. Read on for more details. Organizations Bryant University, Rhode Island Foodways Project […]
On Thursday, October 17, 2019 the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities honored the White Family, philanthropic leaders; Silaphone Nhongvongsouthy, intercultural program developer; the Edible Schoolyard at Green Animals Topiary Garden; and Joe Wilson, Jr., educator, advocate, and actor. Over 300 community and business leaders, scholars, artists, government officials, and Rhode Islanders gathered at the […]
Do you know someone who has great board member potential? The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities seeks nominations for members to serve on its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is the governing body for the Council, providing long-term vision and financial stewardship for the organization. Click here for the nomination information. Board […]