Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities Councils

Period of Performance

1/1/2011 - 12/31/2011

Funding Totals

$77,540.00 (approved)
$77,540.00 (awarded)

Sharing Our Past, Shaping Our Future

FAIN: BC-50560-10

Vermont Humanities Council (Montpelier, VT 05602-3021)
Mark A. Fitzsimmons (Project Director: May 2010 to September 2014)

To support public lectures and presentations, including 100 Speakers Bureau presentations; reading and 25 First Wednesday humanities lectures around the state; reading and discussion programs; humanities camps for at-risk middle schoolers; and grant projects related to Vermont history, the Civil War, and civic engagement.

In 2011, the Vermont Humanities Council plans to use We The People Funds to continue to build upon the successes of past WTP grants. Between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011, VHC will use WTP funds to support: public lectures and presentations, reading and discussion programs, humanities camps, and grants. Program offerings will be free and open to the public.