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...

VFH Announces Twenty-Three Grants to Humanities Organizations
VFH announces $92,400 in grants to organizations in support of public humanities programs for audiences throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.
Bearing Witness to the Danville Civil Rights Protests of 1963
An exhibit on the 1963 Danville Civil Rights protests has been twenty years in the making.
VFH Announces Sixteen Grants to Humanities Organizations
VFH announces $65,900 in grants to sixteen nonprofit organizations

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.