Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities Councils

Period of Performance

9/1/2009 - 2/28/2011

Funding Totals (outright + matching)

$125,800.00 (approved)
$123,640.00 (awarded)

We The People, FY 2009

FAIN: BC-50501-09

Arizona Humanities Council (Phoenix, AZ 85004-1819)
Erica Kinias (Project Director: May 2009 to June 2013)
Jamie Martin (Project Director: June 2013 to July 2011)

Funding will support cultural heritage tourism grants, the Museum of Main Street traveling exhibitions, "Key Ingredients" and "Journey Stories," and a multi-year statewide initiative, the America Humanities Experience.

The Arizona Humanities Council (AHC) proposes programming to promote the exploration and preservation of American history and enhance the study and understanding of American culture and democratic principals within Arizona. These include Cultural Heritage Tourism Grants, planning and development for tours of the Smithsoniam MOMs exhibits, "Key Ingredients," and "Journey Stories," educational outreach programs for k-12 audiences promoting American history and civic engagement through the humanities, programming for the 2012 Arizona Centennial, and the integration of the WTP initiative into its Speakers Bureau, Book Discussions and Project Grants programs in FY2009-2010. Our proposed grant period is September 1st, 2009 through February 1st, 2011.