UPDATED: May 8, 2020 — The humanities, arts, and culture are essential to our sense of connection and community, especially in times of crisis. As the Covid-19 public health emergency continues to unfold the Humanities Council will update this page with resources being made available to organizations in the humanities sector such as museums, libraries, […]
The Covid-19 outbreak and efforts to protect public health demonstrate how important it is for each of us to act for the common good. At the Humanities Council, we have encouraged grant recipients and program partners to make their own scheduling decisions by referencing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Rhode Island […]
The Rhode Island Expansion Arts Program (RIEAP) is excited to open the 2020-2021 funding opportunity for seed grants that promote intercultural collaboration. RIEAP offers funding and organizational assistance to community-based, culturally-diverse arts and cultural organizations. It is supported by a collaboration between the Rhode Island Foundation, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA), and […]
State humanities councils provide vital funding for public programs and engaged scholarship across the country. The newly released UNLADYLIKE2020 series received grants from 11 state councils in the past two and a half years, including: California Humanities, Humanities DC, Humanities Montana, Humanities Nebraska, Humanities New York, Ohio Humanities, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, South […]
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.