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Grant Submissions Dues February 1st.

It’s time to submit your application for a major-grant.  Projects up to $10,000 considered.  Please see guidelines.
Major Grant applications are considered two times each year with submission deadlines of FEBRUARY 1st & AUGUST 1st.
Missouri Humanities is now accepting grant applications for major grants and must be submitted by February 1, 2022.

Missouri Humanities Announces 2022 Signature Series: “Eat, THINK, and Be Merry”

 Join Missouri Humanities “around the table” and consider the role food plays in shaping society–how it connects people to one-another, to their pasts and identities, to Midwest roots, and to the world around us.

What are the Humanities ?

Simply put, the humanities is the study of how people connect to the human experience through history, culture, and traditions.

The Humanities allow us to explore stories from people who came before us, appreciate places that have changed with time, and learn from past ways of thinking in order to form a brighter future for generations to come. 

Missouri Humanities programs remember the past by exploring Missouri’s Heritage, sharing Veterans stories, preserving Native American and Civil War history, and cataloging archaeological artifacts and sites. 

We focus on the future by supporting statewide environmental sustainability, providing educational opportunities to adults, and promoting literacy development for youth throughout the state. 

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Missouri Humanities  – 

was founded by Congress in 1971, Missouri Humanities is one of the fifty-six state and territorial humanities councils that receives support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

For over 50 years we’ve been dedicated to helping Missourians explore the people, places, and ideas that shape our society. Our focus for the future remains the same; for a more thoughtful, informed, and civil society. 

Missouri Humanities is a 501(c)(3) organization. 

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With offices in St. Louis, Kansas City, St. James, and Springfield, our work reaches every community throughout the state of Missouri. 

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Helping Missourians explore the people, places, and ideas that shape our society

Our work ranges from supplying grants to hosting events, workshops, lectures, webinars, and more. We hope you can join us for one of our events.


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We cannot do what we do without you! With your support as a contributing member, Missouri Humanities will continue to engage the people of the Show-Me State in the power of life-long learning.

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“MH offers so many wonderful programs and opportunities to everyone in Missouri. Small communities to big cities, MH is there for all to enjoy!”

Anna Hatridge

Farmington, MO

“I enjoyed attending the Celebrate Missouri’s German Heritage event, and celebrating GH Corridor. Fascinating people and the perfect venue in Jefferson City’s Mill Bottom District, within a stone’s throw of the state capitol.”

Bill Stine

Jefferson City, MO

“Thank you for preserving the history of Missouri. The work you do is powerful, and brings Missourians closer together.”

Daniel Green

Warrensburg, MO

Remember the Past.
Focus on the Future.

Missouri Humanities is dedicated to enriching lives and strengthening communities by connecting Missourians with the people, places, and ideas that shape our society.

Our vision is for a more thoughtful, informed, and civil society.