Delaware Humanities provides educational outreach, special projects, and funding opportunities to bring Delawareans together. We connect cultural, educational, and civic institutions statewide to provide public events that enhance our understanding of who we are, where we’ve been, and where we are going as individuals, communities, and citizens of Delaware.
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The Grants Program is a statewide resource for support of a wide variety of lectures, festivals, panel discussions, walking tours, and the planning and implementation of exhibitions and other ventures at small and large not-for-profit institutions throughout our state of Delaware. Through this program, the Council distributes federal funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities directly to notable projects created by museums, libraries, historical societies, and other
Delaware Humanities Council introduces New Executive Director Michele AnstineJune 18, 2018
Michele Anstine, most recently the Assistant CEO and Chief Program Officer for the Delaware Historical Society, brings twenty years of experience working in the humanities in Delaware. While at the George Read II House & Gardens, she held various leadership roles, raising nearly $2 million in funds to preserve and enhance one of the premiere Federalist homes and museum collections in the United States. She was a critical part of the successful campaign to designate the property as a National Historic Landmark. A native of southern Kent County, Ms. Anstine holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from the University of Delaware.