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SDHC Opens Second Funding Round for South Dakota COVID-19 Emergency Support
Applications Accepted from July 20-Aug. 31
The South Dakota Humanities Council has opened a second round of grant funding to assist South Dakota cultural organizations struggling to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.
SDHC will accept applications from July 20-Aug. 31 at http://sdhumanities.org/cares.
CARES Act Emergency Operating Grants Awarded
The statewide South Dakota Humanities Council has awarded $153,618 to cultural organizations struggling to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.
The deadline was June 30 for the first funding round of the South Dakota Humanities Council CARES Act Grant, which provides unrestricted operating support, humanities program support, or both to qualifying organizations impacted by COVID-19. A total of $153,618 has been awarded to 18 organizations in 14 counties. Numerous other applications are pending committee approval.
COVID-19 Response for SDHC Events & Programs
The South Dakota Humanities Council believes that public health and safety are top priorities and, as such, has outlined a policy for upcoming programs and events in light of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Click below for more information on our COVID-19 policy and CARES Grants.
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South Dakota Humanities Council
The South Dakota Humanities Council (SDHC), founded in 1972 in response to an act of Congress, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and the only cultural organization in the state whose sole mission is to deliver humanities programming to the people of South Dakota. Our vision is to "lead statewide advocacy for the humanities, working with other partners to foster literary and civic engagement." This programming vision forms the core mission:
The South Dakota Humanities Council celebrates literature, promotes civil conversation, and tells the stories that define our state.
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.