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November 12, 2020 | Ohio Humanities Launches ‘Perfecting Democracy’ Podcast Exploring Voting Rights in Ohio with Support from Mellon Foundation

Published: November 12, 2020

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2020 Contact: Kiley Kinnard, Communications Coordinator kkinnard@ohiohumanities.org     COLUMBUS, OH—Ohio Humanities received a $20,765 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to produce Perfecting Democracy, a series of six podcasts exploring voting rights in Ohio. “Examining… Read More

November 10, 2020 | Ohio Humanities Announces New Chair, Members of Board of Directors

Published: November 10, 2020

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2020 Contact: Kiley Kinnard, Communications Coordinator kkinnard@ohiohumanities.org     COLUMBUS, OH—Ohio Humanities Executive Director Pat Williamsen announced this week the election of a new Chair and three new members of the Board of Directors for Ohio Humanities. Read More

NEH Offers Emergency Relief Funding to Cultural Institutions Affected by Coronavirus

Published: April 21, 2020

New CARES Act program offers up to $300,000 grants to stabilize humanities organizations nationwide. (April 20, 2020) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced new grant guidelines designed to rapidly distribute CARES Act funding to cultural nonprofits affected by the coronavirus… Read More

Ohio Humanities to Award $750,000 in CARES Act Funds to Ohio Cultural Nonprofits

Published: April 21, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Patricia Williamsen Executive Director pwilliamsen@ohiohumanities.org   Ohio Humanities will be providing $750,000 in emergency relief grants for historical societies, museums, and other cultural organizations affected by COVID-19 health crisis.   April 21, 2020 COLUMBUS,… Read More