COLUMBUS, OH—Ohio Humanities has awarded $2.8M in COVID recovery grants statewide, including over $1M in grants to elevate diverse stories, BIPOC-led organizations and women-led organizations. Over $625,000 of that grant money is helping elevate Black voices, Black stories and Black-led organizations across the state.
Award highlights Kunze’s work on Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, COVID relief Ohio Humanities honored State Senator Stephanie Kunze today with the inaugural Humanities Hero award, presented for outstanding effort to promote the public humanities in Ohio. The award recognizes Senator Kunze for her leadership on the Ohio Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission and in securing relief funding for cultural institutions across … Read More
Emergency relief grants available to nonprofit organizations with a public humanities mission affected by the COVID-19 pandemic With support from Congress through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) program, Ohio Humanities will award over $1 million in direct support to public humanities … Read More
Ohio Humanities is seeking a passionate and detail-oriented entry level professional to support our grantmaking process and executive leadership team. Starting your career at Ohio Humanities is a great way to grow a career in the humanities sector and non-profit leadership. This position will interact with members of the public, funded partners and internal and external stakeholders. Competitive salary and … Read More
After national search, Brown Asmo brings strong fundraising and advocacy background to organization’s helm Ohio Humanities announced today the appointment of Rebecca Brown Asmo as the organization’s newest Executive Director. Brown Asmo comes to Ohio Humanities with a breadth of experience in the nonprofit sector, including a decade as Chief Executive Officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central … Read More
Ohio Humanities to award $150,000 to nonprofit organizations to help meet continuing pandemic challenges Ohio Humanities announced the Public Humanities Recovery Grant Program, a special one-time funding opportunity to provide support to public humanities organizations across the state seeking to serve public audiences in 2021. Eligible projects include public humanities events, digital projects, efforts to provide social distancing measures at … Read More
Ohio Humanities announced the release of “Covid Conversations,” a new podcast series from the Center for Folklore Studies at the Ohio State University, in which artists and humanities professionals from Ohio and their counterparts elsewhere in the world discuss how their lives and work have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
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