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Congratulations, Open Humanities & Soul of the City Grantees!

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We are pleased to announce our latest awards made to our new Open Humanities and Soul of the City grantees, who are joining an impressive collection of peers striving to improve the quality of life for District residents every day. We received a record-breaking 49 applications for funding across the two grants—a tremendous response to the value of the humanities in our city. Ultimately, we selected 9 organizations to become Open Humanities grantees and 3 to join Soul of the City. Combined,

Applications Due May 12th for the DC Community Heritage Project


The DC Community Heritage Project (DCCHP) is local history at the grassroots level, placing control of the narrative in the hands of the people who create it. Designed to provide support to community leaders interested in preserving the history of their neighborhoods, DCCHP empowers local Washingtonians to take the lead on preserving, sharing, and celebrating the collective memory of their communities. Past grantees have gathered oral histories, created videos, held festivals, and developed historical tours and educational materials. Here’s a

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