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Voices from the Prairie E-news from Humanities Iowa
E-Newsletter December 2010
IN THIS ISSUE:
• latest news
• 2011 major grants 1st cycle
• 2011 major grants continued
• 2011 major grants continued
• questions and comments
• web links
LATEST NEWS

$110,021: The amount the Humanities Iowa Board members awarded for the first cycle of the 2011 Major Grants. The grants were awarded during the November Humanities Iowa Board meeting. The next major grants will be awarded in June 2011.
2011 MAJOR GRANTS 1ST CYCLE:

The following grants are listed in no particular order.

$4,000 was awarded to CommUniversity, Inc. for educational courses titled 32nd Annual Celebration of Lifelong Learning.

$14,975 was awarded to the Iowa Department for the Blind for traveling exhibits and programs titled History of Blindness in Iowa.

$7,500 was awarded to the Des Moines Public Library Foundation for the AViD (Authors Visiting in Des Moines) 2011 lecture series.

$5,000 was awarded to Indian Hills Community College for a series of lectures, activities, and performances titled Bridges to Diversity.

$7,000 was awarded to the The Danish Immigrant Museum for a traveling exhibit titled Church Basements and Children’s Homes: Danish-American Missions Here and Abroad.

All of the above events are free and open to the public, unless specified otherwise.

2011 MAJOR GRANTS CONTINUED:

$7,200 was awarded to the The Pepperfield Project for a project titled Up for Discussion: Creating a Sustainable Decorah

$7,000 was awarded to Central College, Geisler Library for Central College Writers’ Reading Series

$6,564 was awarded to the Linn County Historical Society/Carl and Mary Koehler History Center for an exhibit titled Main Streets of Linn County

$8,000 was awarded to the University of Northern Iowa, Department of Theatre for an exhibit and dance performances titled Costumes as Performance and Activism

$5,000 was awarded to the Washington Free Public Library for Native American Art & Artifacts of the Southwest: The Washington, Iowa Collection

All of the above events are free and open to the public, unless specified otherwise.


2011 MAJOR GRANTS CONTINUED:

$10,000 was awarded to the Johnson County Historical Society for an exhibit titled The Only One: Exploring the Experience of Being a Minority in Iowa.

$10,000 was awarded to the Maasdam Barn Preservation Committee for the Maasdam Barns Historic Welcome Center and Barns Exhibits.

$6,500 was awarded to the Middle East Policy Council for public talks and teacher workshops titled Understanding the Middle East and Islam: Perspectives, Strategies and Tools for Teaching.

$11,282 was awarded to the African American Museum of Iowa for a statewide lecture series titled Unconditional Loyalty: The Service of African Americans in the Military

All of the above events are free and open to the public, unless specified otherwise.

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