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War and Statehood
The West Virginia
Humanities Council invites proposals commemorating the sesquicentennial
of the Civil War and West Virginia’s statehood.
This invitation supports educational programming not limited to single
events, exhibits, reenactments, lectures, panel discussions, reading/discussion
series, conferences, and school projects.
Deadlines to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War include
grant deadlines on September 1, 2011-2014 and February 1, 2012-2015,
as well as minigrant deadlines through April 2015.
Grant deadlines memorializing West Virginia’s statehood include
September 1, 2011-12, and February 1, 2012-13 and minigrant deadlines
through June 1, 2013.
Grant opportunities are available in all grant categories:
Major, Mini, Publication, Media, Fellowship and Teacher Institutes.
Applications and Guidelines
For all categories, including MAJOR and MINI grants
**For media grant applications priority will be given
to West Virginia organizations and West Virginia related topics
**Publication Grant applicants please note: The goal
of the Council is to increase the quality and quantity of books published
on West Virginia topics in the humanities. Book prices should reflect
greater affordability due to Council subsidy. The manuscript must be
complete as only the production is eligible. The project schedule is
limited to one year. Only established nonprofit presses and recognized
academic presses are eligible.
Assistance Program Grants
West Virginia Humanities Council Travel Assistance Program category
is open to individuals associated with West Virginia museums, historical
societies, institutions of higher and secondary education, and other
nonprofit groups. Grant awards will fund conference registration fees,
transportation, lodging, and food at professional meetings and conferences.
Travel Assistance Program
Travel Assistance Program final report
Project Report Forms
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Nomination for Program Committee Form