The Pennsylvania Humanities Council is the only statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the humanities. We are an independent partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities and part of a network of 56 State Humanities Councils that spans the nation and U.S. jurisdictions.
Our operations are funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Federal/State Partnership Office, with additional program funding from generous individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies.
On the web at: http://www.PaHumanities.org
We believe the humanities inspire people to make a difference and come together to advance cultural diversity, economic vibrancy, and an equitable society.
Our work is grounded in people. We connect Pennsylvanians to each other through stories, ideas, and experiences that can change lives and transform communities.
We champion and redefine the role the humanities play in educating citizens and strengthening community. Our programs create pathways for learning and creativity, spark dialogue and civic engagement, and encourage diversity of expression.