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Federal/State Partnership = NEH & 56 nonprofit state humanit

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Kathleen Mitchell

on 18 March 2014

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Transcript of Federal/State Partnership = NEH & 56 nonprofit state humanit

Federal/State Partnership = NEH & 56 nonprofit state humanities councils working together
The core work of Federal/State Partnership
overseeing the councils’ congressionally appropriated general operating support grants

carrying out on-site consultations and review

providing general liability insurance to the councils

maintaining network-wide communication
council board minutes, newsletters, and other publications
Federal/State Partnership
There are humanities councils in every state and in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, and American Samoa.
The state humanities councils are Federal/State Partnership’s sole grantees.
what else?
a monthly e-newsletter
trends and ideas in the broad nonprofit and grantmaking worlds
keeping up
with councils’ activities on the web and social media
a lively website:
letting NEH and the public know about the great work councils do ...
how they work as nonprofits
how they present the humanities
how councils work with NEH
to develop

& innovative
humanities programming
is the liaison between the
National Endowment for the Humanities
and the nonprofit network of
56 state and jurisdictional humanities councils

Federal/State Partnership
encourages councils ...
to serve as
of excellent nonprofit management
to maintain
open communication
mutual support
, and
shared goals
with NEH and other councils
to exercise
responsible and impeccable stewardship
of public—and all—funds entrusted to them
The National Endowment for the Humanities, through its Federal/State Partnership office, provides general operating support grants to the state and jurisdictional councils.
State humanities councils love books, films, teachers, people of all generations. They are powerful advocates for and examples of
civil society.

The work they do is tailored to the resources, demographics, and interests and concerns of their state or jurisdiction.
They work with museums, historical societies, libraries, colleges & universities, civic organizations. Councils are great partners.
colleges & universities.
More than
people right now serve on councils' volunteer boards of directors.
Councils give grants.
Every project supported by a state humanities council is guided by a humanities professional.
Councils want to be acquainted with you.
contact us online
your state humanities council by going to http://www.neh.gov/about/state-humanities-councils


about the work your council does
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