What’s New?

Congratulations! NJCH Awards $50,000 in Incubation Grants
The New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) recently awarded the first round of grants under its new Incubation Grant program, which supports program planning, prototyping, and research. Eleven institutions—including museums, hospitals, educat...

Our New Grant Guidelines Are Available!
After many months of focus groups, surveys, and best practices research, NJCH is pleased to unveil two new grant opportunities: Incubation grants (up to $5000) will be offered twice a year for projects designed to experiment, plan, research, proto...

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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