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Don't forget to grab your tickets for the world premier of John Rapson's "Esteban and the Children of the Sun" at The Englert Theatre in Iowa City! The performance by The Mektoub Arkestra will take place THIS SUNDAY (October 3, 2021) at 3:00 PM.
Since 1971, Humanities Iowa (HI) has been the premier independent nonprofit organization in the state of Iowa focusing on the public humanities. Our original mandate allowed us to redistribute federal funds among the state’s nonprofits, but we have evolved far beyond this mandate over the decades.
HI recently added two new members to its Board of Directors, Miriam Kenning and LaSheila Yates!
It's that time again! Our next major grants window will open on September1, 2021 with a October1, 2021 deadline. This year we are awarding grants in the amount of $3,001 - $10,000.
Pursuant to Humanities Iowa bylaws, the Board of Directors (BOD) will meet on Friday, September 24th, 2021, to conduct its semi-annual meeting. The meeting will begin at 1:00 PM in Ames, Iowa. During the course of the meeting, the BOD will approve major grant awards as well as address issues of policy and procedure.
We're excited to announce two new additions to our Speakers Bureau roster: John Liepa and Michaiel Vogt!!  
We're excited to announce the Summer 2021 Humanities Iowa Major Grant award recipients. We received so many great proposals, and it was exciting to hear about so many worthy projects going on all across the state. Below you’ll find descriptions of the awarded grants.
We're excited to announce our upcoming Summer Major Grants award cycle! The window for applications will officially open up on May 1, 2021 with a June 1, 2021 deadline.This year we are awarding grants in the amount of $3,001 - $10,000.