Indiana Humanities elects new slate of officers
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Indiana Humanities elects new slate of officers

The Indiana Humanities board of directors has elected its slate of officers for 2016-17. Beth Bechdol, director of agribusiness strategies at Ice Miller and president and CEO of AgriNovus Indiana, has been elected chair of the statewide nonprofit, which creates and funds programs rooted in the fields of the humanities. …

December 19, 2017
Indiana authors to speak around the state as part of Novel Conversations Speakers Program
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Indiana authors to speak around the state as part of Novel Conversations Speakers Program

Indiana Humanities selects 27 nonprofit organizations to host authors; support generously provided by The Glick Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation

December 12, 2017
More than 70 communities awarded “Frankenstein” grants
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More than 70 communities awarded “Frankenstein” grants

Indiana Humanities’ Community Read grants and Frankenfest grants provide up to $1,000 in stipends to nonprofits for programs in 2018

December 4, 2017
Funds available for community conversations about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech “The Quest for Peace and Justice”
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Funds available for community conversations about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech “The Quest for Peace and Justice”

Indiana Humanities is offering the $100 stipends in honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination; conversations can be held anytime in 2018

December 1, 2017
Indiana Humanities receives national award for best humanities program
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Indiana Humanities receives national award for best humanities program

The Federation of State Humanities Councils presented Indiana Humanities with the Schwartz Prize for its program, Next Indiana Campfires, on Nov. 3, 2017 in Boston. The Schwartz Prize is a national award endowed by Helen and Martin Schwartz, natives of Muncie, Ind., and recognizes outstanding public humanities programs across the country.

November 20, 2017
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More than 20 nonprofits receive nearly $60,000 in grants

More than 25 libraries, schools, museums and other nonprofit organizations from Whiting to New Albany have received grants from Indiana Humanities this fall.

October 27, 2017
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Applications now open for Novel Conversations Speakers Program

Nonprofits can apply to bring Indiana authors to their community through Novel Conversations Speakers Program. Support for the Indiana Humanities program is provided by The Glick Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation.

August 29, 2017
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Indiana Humanities receives prestigious $300,000 NEH grant for Frankenstein-related programming

The grant will expand and create new programmatic opportunities for communities across the state through One State / One Story: Frankenstein.

August 2, 2017