Humanities at Work

Applying the humanities to contemporary human questions.

Take a look at "What We Do" on this statewide map of VFH activities.

Community Programs


We've sponsored...

The Music of Coal
A VFH-supported project tells the story of coal through song.
The Old Belt Enters a New Era
A documentary film traces the tobacco industry's historic decline in the Old Belt region of Virginia
VFH Grants — Map of Lights
This documentary film on peanut agriculture in the region known as Western Tidewater was supported by grants from VFH to Paul D. Camp Community College.

And More...

  • Other Funding Opportunities

    VFH Fellows Program is open to independent and affiliated scholars, professionals, and others working on projects in the humanities.

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With Good Reason

With Good Reason is a weekly public radio show featuring scholars in lively conversation about their work in literature, science, history, politics and the arts.

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Digital Initiatives

Encyclopedia Virginia is a dynamic online publication that connects anyone anywhere to Virginia's history and culture.

edUi is an annual conference for web professionals working with institutions of learning to produce more usable and accessible online resources.

Documents Compass provides tools and expertise to create digital editions of historical and literary documents.