Humanities Council Invests $58,950 in Eight Cultural Projects Statewide

During the June 2010 grant cycle, the North Carolina Humanities Council awarded $58,950 in grants for public humanities projects. All funded programs are free and open to the public. Awards included:  

$10,000 to the Ashe County Arts County and Ashe County Public Library for “On the Same Page Literary Festival”

$9,430 to the Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe for “Haliwa Indian School Documentation Project, Phase II”

$8,830 to the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival Association for “Coming Home: The Fifth Annual Carolina Mountains Literary Festival”

$7,690 to Wake Forest University/Z. Smith Reynolds Library for “Single Threads Unbraided: A Celebration of the Work of A.R. Ammons”

$7,000 to Tri-Community College for “Mountain Work: A Social Commentary”

$6,000 to Wayne County Reads for “A Country, A People”

$5,000 to the Community Empowerment Fund for “Micro-finance Narratives in Durham, NC”

$5,000 to the Southern Documentary Fund for “Landscapes of the Heart: The Elizabeth Spencer Story”

Details here.