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Virginia Festival of the Book

A five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture.

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Across The Commonwealth

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Because of VFH...

1.3 million

People reached by our Grant Program each year


Students in VA write to their favorite authors each year through Letters About Literature

$5.4 million

Invested in humanities programs across Virginia last year

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Open grant deadline April 15, 2017


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Application Deadline: December 1