Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities Councils

Period of Performance

9/1/2007 - 2/28/2009

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$80,720.00 (approved)
$80,720.00 (awarded)

We the People Utah

FAIN: BC-50381-07

Utah Humanities Council (Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1108)
Cynthia Buckingham (Project Director: May 2007 to September 2009)

To support grants fo community projects exploring significant historical themes and events, history topics for the Council's speakers bureau, historians for the Great Salt Lake Book Festival, the statewide History Day, an oral history initiative, weekly public radio programs, and a statewide initiative for interpretive exhibits at museums.

UHC proposes a diverse array of We the People activities, including:1) RFP for regrant projects exploring significant historical themes and events, 2) history topics for UHC’s Public Square speakers bureau, 3) Great Salt Lake Book Festival historians, 4) Utah History Fair, 5) collaborative oral history initiative with the Utah Division of State History, 6) Beehive Archive, a weekly public radio broadcast, 7) statewide Museum Initiative for interpretive exhibits.