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Grants Available for Good Stories & Ideas!

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HumanitiesDC functions as a “quiet catalyst,” spearheading bold new ventures and then putting them in the hands of capable stewards – supporting small, community-based projects that capture the stories and ideas that make Washington, DC a unique and special city. Currently, we have three grants applications live. Check out our events calendar for upcoming webinars and in-person workshops! The DC Community Heritage Project Grant In partnership with the Historic Preservation Office, the DC Community Heritage Project Grant Program will support

Community Spotlight: Double Nickels Theatre Company

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Double Nickels is a theatre company on a mission. Through the medium of “reminiscence theatre,” they are committed to honoring and celebrating the legacies of DC’s seniors and veterans. Since 2006, Double Nickels Theatre Company, led by Antoinette Ford, has gathered and performed oral histories from numerous communities across DC, using performance to educate both audience and actors. In their Age Exchange program, for example, seniors share life stories and communicate with members of younger generations. The younger generations learn from

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