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Delaware Humanities is one of 56 state councils and territorial groups supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Our funding comes from the NEH, the state of Delaware, and generous Delawareans like you who are committed to sustaining the humanities as a lynchpin of our civic discourse and our common good. Our original programming and grant support for humanities-driven organizations offer citizens around the state opportunities to expand their understanding of our history, cultures, and place.
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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.
Spring 2018 Vision Grant Awards total $88,496June 28, 2018
Ten organizations from around the state have been awarded Delaware Humanities Vision Grants.