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Interested in advocating for the humanities?
Based on your calls and emails, we know that many of you are looking for information on ways to advocate for public humanities programming and the National Endowment for the Humanities. President Trump’s recent release of a budget draft calls fo...

NJCH Awards Over $37,000 in Incubation Grants
NJCH recently awarded $37,495 in incubation grant funding to eight organizations. Incubation grants help organizations plan, research, prototype, and experiment. Grantee institutions will use the grant funds to plan or pilot vibrant humanities progra...

New Members Join the NJCH Board of Trustees
The New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH), a nonprofit organization serving the state through public humanities programming, announced that three new members have joined the NJCH Board of Trustees. Caroline Casagrande, J.D., Jan Lewis, Ph.D., ...

Programs Offered by NJCH

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One way the Council achieves its mission is by awarding grants in support of the public humanities. Whether your organization has been working in the public humanities for years or is planning a project for the first time, the Council welcomes your project ideas.
Horizons Speakers Bureau
The Horizons Speakers Bureau provides lecturers in humanities areas as wide- ranging as ethnic and cultural studies, history, literature, interpretation of the arts, and public policy.
The Museum on Main Street (MoMS) Program is the Smithsonian Institution's Traveling Exhibition Service. NJCH works closely with the Smithsonian and NJ museums, historical societies and other cultural venues to bring MoMS exhibits to the state.
Literature & Medicine
Literature & Medicine: Humanities at the Heart of Health Care ® is a national award-winning reading and discussion program for health care professionals that, as one participant writes, “renews the heart and soul of health care.”
Humanities Connection
From politics and religion to race, education and healthcare, Humanities Connection brings together some of New Jersey’s most fascinating scholars, authors, filmmakers and educators in conversation about critical topics facing our state, nation and world.


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