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Request for Proposals for “HATFest Presents” $1,500 Event Grants Due October 10th


The Humanities Council will award $1,500 to individuals and organizations to produce creative, public cultural programming for a series of events to be held at the Gateway Pavilion and the RISE Center in Ward 8. The programs will collectively be known as HATFest Presents (Humanities, Arts and Technology Festival). Selected programs must have a specific focus on the humanities, arts, or technology (preferably all three), and must be capable of drawing a significant audience. All programs must take place between October

You’re Invited! Humanitini “World House: Fostering a Global Citizen” October 16th

World House, MLK Quote

Join us for Humanitini, our monthly think ‘n drink! We’ll discuss the role of travel, communications, and ethics in shaping today’s global citizen. Humanitini: World House will be held on October 16 at 6:30 p.m. at The Coupe (3415 11th St NW). We’ll also explore the meaning of global citizenship in an international city like DC. Our panelist Elizabeth Ogunwo is a former Peace Corps volunteer. Background In 1967, Martin Luther King embraced a vision of Americans as dwellers in a “world house” of

Grantee News: You’re Invited: Tally’s Corner TALKS Sessions

“Tally’s Corner TALKS Sessions” is a grantee program from our 2013 “Who’s a Washingtonian?” Grants that has actively engaged a diverse group of people around issues of urban life, community history, and the role of Black churches, residents, and  community organizations in diversifying neighborhoods. On Sunday, October 19,  TALKS will have a culminating talk with the various groups that have been engaged with the project including participants from Rachael’s’ Women’s Center; 11th and N street residents, UDC and Catholic University students and

So you want to get funded? Our October Grant Writing Clinic will show you how!


Go beyond the basics of proposal writing, and strengthen your grant proposal at the Humanities Council’s Grant Writing Clinic at 1 p.m. on October 14. Open to grant-writers at all experience levels, this Grant Writing Clinic will give individualized feedback to each participant on one of their own grant proposals, while providing them with the fundamental knowledge to strengthen their fundraising efforts. The workshop will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Humanities Council Office at 925 U Street