Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities Councils

Period of Performance

7/1/2007 - 6/30/2008

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$71,440.00 (approved)
$71,440.00 (awarded)

We The People: Community Conversations on American Culture

FAIN: BC-50366-07

New Hampshire Humanities Council (Concord, NH 03301-3852)
Deborah Watrous (Project Director: March 2007 to December 2008)

To support a statewide speakers bureau program, grants for community projects on topics in American history and culture with special emphasis on World War II and the homefront, and a special initiative, "Shifting Ground: Religion and Civic Life in America."

The New Hampshire Humanities Council will dedicate its We the People Grant to providing a unique blend of opportunities for reflection, discussion, and civil debate through Humanities to Go, re-grants and Shifting Ground: Religion and Civic Life in America. Together, these major initiatives will reach thousands of New Hampshire citizens by examining America through a broad range of humanities studies (i.e. comparative religion, history, ethics, literature, culture, etc.)