Workshop to feature the grant application process and the IHC’s grant guidelines
CHICAGO—The Illinois Humanities Council (IHC) invites grant applicants to a public Major and Mini Grant workshop on Wednesday, October 26, 2005, at 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. This workshop will be held in the Carnegie Room North of the Lincoln Public Library, 326 South 7th Street, Springfield. Any non-profit organization or institution is eligible to receive IHC support for a public project in the humanities.
IHC program officers will staff the meeting and field questions about applying for grants for various types of projects, including documentary films, local and community history projects, literary symposia, and oral history projects. The IHC makes it a priority to fund projects developed by, for, or aimed at reaching new or historically neglected audiences. The IHC’s deadline for submitting proposals for the next cycle of major grants is February 15; the next deadline for mini grant proposals is January 15. Space is limited and registration is required. To register for this workshop, please contact the IHC at 312.422.5580, or send e-mail to email@example.com.
The Illinois Humanities Council is a nonprofit educational organization [501 (c) 3] dedicated to fostering a culture in which the humanities are a vital part of the lives of individuals and communities. Organized in 1973 as the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the IHC creates programs and funds organizations that promote greater understanding of, appreciation for, and involvement in the humanities by all Illinoisans, regardless of their economic resources, cultural background, or geographic location. The IHC is supported by state, federal, and private funds.
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