VFH 2015 in Review

VFH News

VFH-info-2-12015 has been a busy year at VFH. This info-graphic gives a small sample of what we’ve been doing.

Online

VFH made 1000 authoritative entries about Virginia history available in our Encyclopedia Virginia where they were read by 965,000 people.

Radio

VFH produced 104 shows for public radio broadcast. In 2015 our BackStory podcast surpassed the 9,000,000 download mark.

Books

VFH brought 493 authors to Charlottesville, VA for a five-day celebration of books & literature reaching 20,000+ people.

Folklife

VFH engaged 280k people with Virginia folklife performances and demonstrations at 68 public events.

Grants

VFH awarded $128k in grants to 31 nonprofits returning a 4:1 dollar-for-dollar match.

And So Much More!

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