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Michigan Selects its Poetry Out Loud Student Champion

Lyndon DeFoe of University High School Academy in Southfield, was named the 2016 Michigan Poetry Out Loud State Champion after a day-long recitation competition at The Library of Michigan/Michigan Historical Center in Lansing on March 4. DeFoe took top honors among 33...

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MH Announces New Executive Director

The Michigan Humanities Board of Directors and staff are pleased to announce its new Executive Director. Shelly Kasprzycki began serving as the Executive Director on January 4, 2016. Ms. Kasprzycki is a long-time non-profit leader with over the last 25 years of...

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MH Announces Heritage Grants Funding Opportunity

The Michigan Humanities (MH) is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for the second year of its Heritage Grants Program, an initiative made possible by funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Heritage Grants support humanities projects that explore...

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MH announces nearly $600,000 in awards

LANSING - The Michigan Humanities (MH) is pleased to announce nearly $600,000 in grants to 26 Michigan organizations for the first round of funding for the Heritage Grants program.  Heritage Grants support projects that bring the authentic voices of cultural identity...

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Grant Workshop: Grand Valley State University (Downtown Campus)

The Michigan Humanities (MH) will award nearly $1 million in grants in 2015 to non-profits throughout Michigan, supporting a wide variety of humanities programs. Come and learn more about these opportunities on: Wednesday May 20, 2015, 10 am - 12 pm Grant Valley State...

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Grant Workshop Events

Have questions about grant opportunities from the Michigan Humanities? Interested in learning more about howyour organization might propose a successful project? Mark your calendars for one of our winter 2015 Grant Workshops! Delta College Humanities Learning Center,...

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Request for evaluation proposals

The Michigan Humanities (MH) is seeking proposals to conduct an annual summative evaluation of the MH project, Exploring the History of All Michigan’s People, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF). This project involves the establishment of MH’s Heritage Grants...

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National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Award Winners

LANSING – MH Would Like to Congratulate the Following Michigan Organizations for Receiving National Endowment for the Humanities Grants for Long-Term and Travelling Exhibitions The Henry Ford Museum Heroes of the Sky: Adventures in Early Flight Your Place in Time:...

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Governor Appoints UICA Director to MH Board

LANSING— Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Miranda Krajniak, Grand Rapids, to the Michigan Humanities Board of Directors. She is one of 25 board members, six of which are appointed by the governor. Krajniak is the executive director of the Urban Institute for...

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MH Seeks Organizations for Muslim Voices Program

LANSING— The Michigan Humanities is seeking three organizations to host a reading and discussion program for children and teens that explores universal themes in American life through books with Muslim protagonists. Muslim Voices, a new program of the MH and New York...

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Grant Deadlines Announced for Project Funding up to $15,000

LANSING— The Michigan Humanities has announced a March 12 deadline date for Michigan nonprofits interested in applying for Major Grant funding in support of public humanities programming. Major Grants, up to $15,000, provide funding for projects such as lectures and...

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MH Awards $271,325 in Grants for Cultural Programming

LANSING— The Michigan Humanities is pleased to announce $271,325 in grants to 27 Michigan organizations in support of public humanities programming. In addition to this direct support, each agency was required to present matching cash or in-kind cost share, bringing...

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