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Oklahoma Humanities Council

At OHC, we’re providing funding and resources that support lifelong learning and a vibrant cultural life for all Oklahomans. The mission of the Oklahoma Humanities Council (OHC) is strengthen communities by helping Oklahomans learn about the human experience, understand new perspectives, and participate knowledgeably in civic life. OHC is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. As the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we strive to stimulate discussion, encourage new perspectives, and to actively engage people in the humanities disciplines, such as history, literature, philosophy, and ethics.

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Our goal is to improve the quality of humanities education and to bring people together with learning experiences that foster meaningful conversation and a deeper understanding of the human experience.

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  • OHC Grants $110,000 to Fund Local Programs

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -- At a recent meeting of its board of trustees, the Oklahoma Humanities Council (OHC) made awards and grant offers totaling $110,000 to 14 cultural organizations presenting humanities programs around the state.  OHC accepts major grant applications twice a year to encourage public humanities programming at the local level. OHC Executive Director Ann Thompson says that the OHC has a long history of support for cultural and educational events across the state.  "Commun...

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