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...

A Conversation with Laura Browder
A writer helps bridge the gap between military veterans and the public.
VFH Grants – Exploring Virginia Histories
VFH grants support 12 projects ranging from the history of seed saving to the role of women as human computers in the space program.
Grant project reaches beneath the surface of the Suffolk Water Trail.

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.