Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities Councils

Period of Performance

9/1/2005 - 2/28/2007

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$58,270.00 (approved)
$58,270.00 (awarded)

All History Is Local History: An American History Initiative in Nevada

FAIN: BC-50276-05

Nevada Humanities (Reno, NV 89507-8029)
Stephen R. Davis (Project Director: May 2005 to December 2008)

A traveling exhibition, "Between Fences," in six communities from September 2005 to July 2006, and development of a special grant competition in American history for local communities.

The grant will support the Nevada tour of the Museum on Main Street exhibit Between Fences. This exhibit is relevant to issues of historical and contemporary importance to Nevadans, and it will provide underserved rural communities with national quality humanities programs and opportunities to develop programs meaningful to their communities. We the People funds will support a call for proposals initiative. These regrants, limited to a maximum of $5,000, will help create public programs in American history at the local level.