2015 - 2015

2015 Major Accomplishments

  • Humanities Montana receives its 6th Schwartz Prize for the Hometown Humanities program.
  • Governor’s Humanities Award recipients include Philip Aaberg, Jack Gladstone, Yvonne Gritzner, Kirby Lambert, Dr. Richard Littlebear, and Bill Rossiter.
  • A National Endowment for the Humanities site visit team meets with board, staff, and constituents in June, producing an encouraging overview of our work that points the way to an even stronger cultural nonprofit.
  • Havre serves as host for Hometown Humanities, offering a record number of programs, in part through special grants from Montana State University Bozeman and the National Humanities Alliance.
  • Humanities Montana provides 157 Montana Conversations programs and 73 Speakers in the Schools offerings all over the state of Montana.
  • 47 grants are awarded to organizations large and small, including grants to support native language preservation and films about important Montana issues.