Showing 33 results for tag Public Program Grants

PLAYA Presents: Calligraphy of the Wind

A discussion with PLAYA resident and novelist Leslie Schwartz about the ways that specific places and communities shape the creative process.

Event | December 9, 2017

Unresolved Issues of the Twentieth Century: The Quest For the Repatriation of Nazi Looted Art

Donald S. Burris, one of a small group of American lawyers who have dedicated their careers to assisting survivors and their heirs in regaining artworks stolen from them by the Nazis, will talk about his firm's successful retrieval of Gustav Klimt's "Woman in Gold."

Event | December 5, 2017

SuperReal: Our Town, Onstage!

RiverStars Performing Arts presents a holiday comedy created by local youth through interviews with community members.

Event | December 9, 2017

SuperReal: Our Town, Onstage!

RiverStars Performing Arts presents a holiday comedy created by local youth through interviews with community members.

Event | December 10, 2017

PLAYA Presents: Earth Shaking News

A discussion with noted vulcanologist Katharine Cashman about how our landscape got here and how we live on it now. This program is made possible in part by a Public Program Grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | November 11, 2017

What's Brewing?

The Crook County Foundation hosts this public forum on current events and issues happening locally, regionally, and at the state level. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | October 18, 2017

What's Brewing?

The Crook County Foundation hosts this public forum on current events and issues happening locally, regionally, and at the state level. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | October 25, 2017

CANCELED: History in the News

Discuss current events in historical context at a monthly roundtable with Mid-Valley historians, political scientists, and other experts. The topic of each discussion will be pulled straight from the headlines ten days in advance.

Event | October 19, 2017

History in the News: Oregon's Own History of Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Assault

Discuss current events in historical context at a monthly roundtable with Mid-Valley historians, political scientists, and other experts. The topic of each discussion will be pulled straight from the headlines ten days in advance.

Event | November 16, 2017

Public Program Grants Webinar

Join Program Coordinator Kyle Weismann-Yee to learn about Oregon Humanities' Public Program Grants.

Event | September 27, 2017

Public Program Grants Webinar

Join Program Coordinator Kyle Weismann-Yee to learn about Oregon Humanities' Public Program Grants.

Event | September 19, 2017

History in the News: Should Historians Be Pundits?

Recent editorials in the New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post have raised questions about whether and how historians ought to opine on current events and political issues. Are historians supposed to be apolitical? How should historians engage in political debate—if at all? This event is funded in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | July 20, 2017

History in the News: Real Stories of "Fake" News

Accusations and allegations about “fake news" and the manipulations of “mainstream media” aren’t unique to America in the twenty first century. Join Willamette Heritage Center for a conversation about the history of journalism’s role in educating, empowering, and enraging Oregonians. This event is funded in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | June 15, 2017

History in the News: Citizenship and Civil Liberties on the World War I Home Front

Discuss current events in historical context at a monthly roundtable. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | May 18, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion with Mic Crenshaw

A conversation reflecting on the show with hip hop artist and activist Mic Crenshaw. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 30, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion with Pancho Savery

A conversation reflecting on the show with Pancho Savery, professor of English and humanities at Reed College. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 29, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion with Creator Dahlak Brathwaite

A conversation reflecting on the show. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 28, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion on Faith and Religion

A conversation reflecting on the show with Conversation Project leader Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo of Interfaith Muse. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 27, 2017

"Spiritrials" Post-Show Discussion with JoAnn Hardesty

A conversation reflecting on the show with JoAnn Hardesty, President of NAACP Portland branch. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 22, 2017

History in the News: Crowds and Controversies in Oregon's Parks and Wilderness

Discuss current events in historical context at a monthly roundtable. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 20, 2017

2017 Public Program Grants

In 2017, the Oregon Humanities board of directors awarded $60,000 in grants to thirteen nonprofit organizations from around the state in support of programs that bring people together to think and talk about challenging issues and ideas.

Public Program Grants | April 3, 2017

History in the News: Immigration in Oregon's Past and Present

The first program of the 2017 History in the News forum series explores the history of immigration, immigration law, and immigrant rights in Oregon. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | March 16, 2017

POSTPONED Conversation with Funders

Event | February 28, 2017

"Mothering Inside" Screening and Panel Discussion

Free screening of the documentary Mothering Inside about the effects of incarceration on families

Event | March 24, 2017

Conversation with Funders

Event | February 23, 2017

Conversation with Funders

Event | February 22, 2017

Conversation with Funders

Event | February 16, 2017

Conversation with Funders

Event | February 15, 2017

Public Program Grants

Once each year, Oregon Humanities’ volunteer board of directors awards Public Program Grants between $1,000 and $10,000 in support of programs across Oregon that get people together to think and talk about challenging issues and ideas. Letters of interest for 2018 grants are due October 31, 2017.

Public Program Grants | February 15, 2017

Conversation with Funders

Event | February 14, 2017

Conversation with Funders

Event | February 9, 2017

Samples of successful grants

Public Program Grants | September 7, 2016