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Vermont Humanities Council (Montpelier, VT 05602-3021)
Larissa Vigue Picard (Project Director: March 2008 to March 2010)
Mark A. Fitzsimmons (Project Director: March 2010 to May 2017)

BC-50425-08
Grants for State Humanities Councils
Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + matching):
$77,540 (approved)
$77,540 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2009 – 12/31/2009

Sharing Our Past, Shaping Our Future

activities to complement the multi-year Civil War Home Front project and the quadricentennial of Samuel de Champlain's "discover" of Lake Champlain, 60 presentations in the Speakers Bureau program, 25 First Wednesday lectures, the purchase of books for reading and discussion programs, Humanities Camps for at-risk middle school students, grants, and the fall conference. "Picturing America" is dispersed throughout all the We the People programs.

In 2009, Vermont Humanities Council (VHC) plans to use We the People (WTP) and Picturing America (PA) funds to build upon the successes of previous WTP grants. Between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009, VHC will use WTP and PA funds to support: public lectures and presentations, reading and discussion programs, humanities camps, grants, and the annual fall conference. Program offerings will be free and open to the public.