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Nevada Humanities to hold grant workshops in Reno and Las Vegas

By ThisIsReno

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Nevada Humanities will hold informational grant workshops on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, 3 p.m. at the McKinley Arts & Culture Center, Board Room, 925 Riverside Dr., Reno, and in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 4 p.m. at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas. The hour-long workshops are free and open to anyone interested in learning more about applying for project grant funding from Nevada Humanities. For more information contact Nevada Humanities at (775) 784-6587.

Nevada Humanities offers grants of up to $5,000 to nonprofit organizations and government entities, such as libraries and schools, to fund public programs and educational programs in the humanities. The next deadline for proposals is March 10, 2011. Mini-grant requests of up to $1,000 may be submitted at any time. Information about Nevada Humanities and its grant program can be found online at http://www.nevadahumanities.org .

Nevada Humanities is especially interested in funding projects that promote community through various forms of engagement and projects that encourage conversation. This may be through face-to-face dialogue, such as lectures, forums and round-table discussions, and through programs that stimulate thought and reflection, such as media productions, film screenings, exhibitions, local history projects and projects that explore local culture and Nevada’s diverse heritage and unique places.

For more information about Nevada Humanities, call (775) 784-6587 or visit http://www.nevadahumanities.org .

With offices in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada Humanities creates public programs and supports public projects statewide that define the Nevada experience and facilitate the exploration of issues that matter to Nevadans and their communities. Nevada Humanities is one of 56 state and territorial humanities councils affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities.