We are so grateful to Humanities MT & the National Endowment for the Humanities for their support of our organization through this grant and their belief in the importance of our work in the community! – Marisa Diaz-Waian, Director of Merlin CCC
About SHARP Grants
As part of the Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant program, Humanities Montana started distributing general operating support grant funding to Montana public humanities organizations & cultural institutions throughout the state in order to assist these organizations & groups respond to the ongoing effects of coronavirus.
About Humanities Montana
Humanities Montana is an independent, nonprofit affiliate organization of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) that provides support for educational and cultural public programs throughout the state.
As a humanities organization, they believe in the capacity of history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, and more to stimulate reflection, create knowledge, resolve problems, and inspire delight. They provide and support numerous public programs that encourage critical thinking, examine civic issues and other issues of concern, and deepen our understanding of where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going. Their mission is to enrich the lives of all Montanans by fostering inquiry and stimulating civil and informed conversations about the human experience.