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BC-50492-09Federal/State Partnership: Grants for State Humanities CouncilsUtah Humanities CouncilWe the People in Utah9/1/2009 - 2/29/2012$94,200.00Cynthia Buckingham   Utah Humanities CouncilSalt Lake CityUT84103-1108USA2009U.S. HistoryGrants for State Humanities CouncilsFederal/State Partnership84200100008420010000

Funding will support grant projects that explore significant historical themes and events in American history; history topics of the Council's speakers bureau; the participation of historians in the annual book festival; Utah's National History Day; a collaboration with the Utah Division of State History for expansion of the community history initiative, including a website; weekly public radio broadcasts; and a statewide museum interpretation initiative for interpretive exhibits.

UHC proposes a diverse array of We the People activities to serve the entire state of Utah, including: 1) a Request For Proposals for regrant projects exploring significant historical themes and events; 2) history topics for UHC's Public Square speakers bureau; 3) historians presenting at the fall 2009 Utah Humanities Book Festival; 4) Utah History Fair for 4th-12th grade students during the 2009-2010 school year; 5) a collaborative community history initiative with the Utah Division of State History; 6) "Beehive Archive" weekly statewide public radio broadcast; 7) a collaborative Museum Interpretation Initiative with the Office of Museum Services and Utah Museums Association for interpretive exhibits. All of these activities are designed to explore significant events and themes in American history and culture and/or to advance knowledge of the principles that define America.