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BC-50492-09

Utah Humanities Council (Salt Lake City, UT 84103-1108)
Cynthia Buckingham (Project Director: May 2009 to January 2014)
We the People in Utah

Funding will support grant projects that explore significant historical themes and events in American history; history topics of the Council's speakers bureau; the participation of historians in the annual book festival; Utah's National History Day; a collaboration with the Utah Division of State History for expansion of the community history initiative, including a website; weekly public radio broadcasts; and a statewide museum interpretation initiative for interpretive exhibits.

UHC proposes a diverse array of We the People activities to serve the entire state of Utah, including: 1) a Request For Proposals for regrant projects exploring significant historical themes and events; 2) history topics for UHC's Public Square speakers bureau; 3) historians presenting at the fall 2009 Utah Humanities Book Festival; 4) Utah History Fair for 4th-12th grade students during the 2009-2010 school year; 5) a collaborative community history initiative with the Utah Division of State History; 6) "Beehive Archive" weekly statewide public radio broadcast; 7) a collaborative Museum Interpretation Initiative with the Office of Museum Services and Utah Museums Association for interpretive exhibits. All of these activities are designed to explore significant events and themes in American history and culture and/or to advance knowledge of the principles that define America.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Grants for State Humanities Councils

Division:
Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + match):
$94,200 (approved)
$94,200 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2009 – 2/29/2012