Who We Are

Our Mission


Ohio Humanities is a nonprofit organization that shares stories to spark conversations and inspire ideas. We host programs and award grants that support storytellers statewide, from museums to journalists to documentary filmmakers.


Our Purpose

We seek to connect Ohioans in ways that help them better understand each other and more thoughtfully engage with the world around them.


Our Vision

We envision an Ohio where people's unique stories are heard, the past is linked to the present, and a better future is realized together.


Our Values

  • Inclusivity
  • Integrity
  • Partnership
  • Curiosity





  We Need Your Support

Ohio Humanities has supported and produced programs for nearly 50 years that explore history, literature, philosophy, and other humanities disciplines to help share stories, spark conversation, and inspire ideas. Donate to Ohio Humanities today.