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Posts with Category: SDHC News

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Funding Bill Passed; Fundraising Goal Met
    May 9, 2017

    While 2017 has been challenging for the South Dakota Humanities Council, things took a turn for the better with two major victories in a matter of ten days.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Four win 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities
    October 21, 2016

    Three people and one South Dakota-based bank were recognized at the South Dakota Festival of Books with the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities award for their contributions to humanities in the state.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Inaugural Veterans Writing Prize seeks submissions
    July 11, 2016

    The first Veterans Writing Prize presented by the South Dakota Humanities Council will highlight the writings of South Dakota veterans and service members. A $1,000 cash prize is offered to the winning author.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC welcomes summer intern
    May 23, 2016

    Brooklyn Pratt, an English student at South Dakota State University, has joined the SD Humanities Council for a summer internship.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Magazine: Our South Dakota Reading Club
    April 25, 2016

    What could be better than having all South Dakotans read and reflect on the same book? For 14 years the SD Center for the Book (a part of the SD Humanities Council) has been selecting a book for the state to enjoy together. The choice is usually relevant to life in South Dakota.

  6. April 15, 2016

    Nine humanities projects in South Dakota are receiving $32,450 in grants from the South Dakota Humanities Council. Programs and projects are selected for their impact and value on the humanities in South Dakota.

  7. January 11, 2016

    In summary, staff picks for the Best of the South Dakota Humanities Council in 2015 include: 2015 Festival of Books in Deadwood and One Book South Dakota with William Kent Krueger, meeting and moving on fundraising challenges, and announcing new programs for 2016.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Hello from The Intern
    January 4, 2016

    My name is Claire Stone, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to intern with the South Dakota Humanities Council this semester!

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Humanities reach grows with grants
    December 29, 2015

    From 2011 through 2015, the SDHC awarded $624,463 in grants to 200 projects in a five-year period, from 2011 through 2015. These projects reach across South Dakota, as noted in the illustration.…

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Arts Endowment Challenge chooses SDHC
    November 4, 2015

    The Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation announced today the inclusion of the South Dakota Humanities Council into its Arts Endowment Challenge. The challenge dovetails with the council's greater…