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Pursuant to Humanities Iowa bylaws, notice is hereby given that the Humanities Iowa Board of Directors (BOD) will meet on Friday, February 4th, 2021, to conduct its semi-annual meeting via Zoom.
Humanities Iowa is accepting applications for our Speakers and Conversation programming.  Non-profit organizations are allowed 3 programs per fiscal year (Nov. 1- Oct 31.) Click here to apply today!
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, which means we're now headlong into the season of giving!! If you're looking for a small way in which you can make a big difference statewide, please consider donating to Humanities Iowa today.
Humanities Iowa Mini Grants are available year round! Mini grants can fund projects up to $3,000 and have a rolling deadline.  Find out more details here.
We're excited to announce the Fall 2021 Humanities Iowa Major Grant award recipients! 
  Humanities Iowa helped support Esteban & The Children of the Sun is a musical suite that imagines and interprets the tricontinental journey of Esteban of Azemmour, the 16th-century Moroccan explorer and first documented African to travel across the North American lands of present-day southwestern United States.
What IS Humanities Iowa? What, even, are the humnanities? Check out this short video to learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we're striving to better serve the people of Iowa. 
This is in response to requests for additional information about the fractured relationship between the NEH and Humanities Iowa. As you can imagine, this situation has generated a voluminous file, both in Washington, DC, and in HI’s office.
Humanities Iowa seeks nominations for members to serve on its Board of Directors. The nomination process is open and nominations will be received on a rolling basis. Those persons interested in serving are welcome to nominate themselves. Nominees must be residents of Iowa.
November 2018 Humanities Iowa is pleased to announce the recipients of our most recent major grant awards cycle:
June 2018 Humanities Iowa is pleased to announce the recipients of our most recent major grant awards cycle: Title of Project: Literary Heroines: Their Times Their Fashions Sponsoring Organization: Putnam Museum and Science Center, Davenport Grant: $10,000
Recent Major Grant Awards – Summer 2018 Title of Project: Literary Heroines: Their Times Their Fashions Sponsoring Organization: Putnam Museum and Science Center, Davenport Grant: $10,000.00
Clarke University will host the Evolution Weekend lecture on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m. in Jansen Music Hall. The lecture will be given by Robert J. Richards from the University of Chicago and is titled “Darwin’s Biology of Intelligent Design.”
This program is part of the Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Initiative, a joint venture among the Pulitzer Prizes Board, the Federation of State Humanities Council, and Humanities Iowa in celebration of the 2016 centennial of the awarding of the Pulitzer Prizes.
HI is pleased to announce its receipt of $15,000 NEH grant fund in support of its project: Humanities and the Legacy of Race and Ethnicity. HI plans to hold two moderated discussions in Sioux City and Waterloo involving race and policing. The events are proposed to be held next spring. Please stay tuned for more information.
HI is pleased to announce that one of HI funded documentaries, River to River: Iowa’s forgotten Highway 6, recently received a Mid-America Emmy Nomination. This has also made Fourth Wall Films’ third Emmy nomination. Congratulations! 
"The Small Newspaper that Won a Big Pulitzer"
"One Moment, Lasting Impact": How a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo captured the drama of a river rescue in Iowa. A dramatic rescue at a Des Moines dam in 2009 resulted in a Pulitzer Prize for a photographer, Mary Chind Willie, formerly of the Des Moines Register. But there's more to the story.
As one of the Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfire events, the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism’s IowaWatch Connection radio program and podcast introduces you to a former Des Moines Register featured writer, Jane Schorer Meisner, whose frank, groundbreaking report on the rape of an Iowa woman
Humanities Iowa is pleased to announce our new CCP partnerships with the following organizations and their proposed projects: $20,000 Partnership with Main St. Greenfield, John Busbee, and the Lear Family Foundation for “Integrated Play Project for Greenfield and Adair County, Iowa”
We are pleased to announce that the Pulitzer Prizes board has awarded us for $20,000 to support the Centennial Campfires Initiative activities. This initiative is a joint venture of the Pulitzer Prizes Board and the Federation of State Humanities Council in celebration of the 2016 centennial of the Prizes.
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