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...

Lizzie Morris Bolden: Appalachian Dressmaker
Kathleen Curtis Wilson pieces together the story of an Appalachian dressmaker through the quilts she made.
Modern Day Efforts Preserve Rosenwald Schools and Memories
A recent project funded in part by VFH has helped to collect oral histories from alumni of the Rosenwald schools in Goochland County.
The Civil War in World History
Documents Compass Assistant Editor William B. Kurtz recently attended The American Civil War in a Global Context conference and brought back this report.

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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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.