Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities Councils

Period of Performance

7/1/2008 - 12/31/2009

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$127,280.00 (approved)
$127,280.00 (awarded)

We the People of Tennessee -- 2008

FAIN: BC-50423-08

Humanities Tennessee (Nashville, TN 37206-3607)
Robert Cheatham (Project Director: March 2008 to January 2013)
Timothy Henderson (Project Director: January 2013 to March 2011)

The 2008 Southern Festival of Books, the statewide tour of the exhibition, "Journey Stories," a grant program, and the development of a web-based Tennessee Virtual Center for the Book.

Humanities Tennessee's 2008 "We the People" project will support: ten or more sessions on American history and culture at the 2008 Southern Festival of Books; organizational assessments, companion exhibits, and a speakers bureau for organizations hosting Museum on Main Street tours; grants that examine local or state history in the context of American history; a marketing plan for Picturing America; and new web content addressing the themes of "We the People."