Helping all Virginians
tell their stories

Like the students at Smithland Elementary School in Harrisonburg, who are learning the hidden history of their neighborhood by producing their own virtual tours.

Smithland Elementary School Black History Field Trip

Apply for a grant or fellowship

Open grant application deadlines are April 15th & October 15. Fellowship application deadline is December 1.

Undertaking the most challenging work in our history

At a time when divisions may be easier to see than the values that unite us, our work brings people together and honors our shared humanity.