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...

Grant project reaches beneath the surface of the Suffolk Water Trail.
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.

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.