Here are just a few of the outstanding projects we have funded through the grant program.

We, the Peoples

Primary sources offer gateways to the past and to cultural understanding.

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The Carlos Vega Collection of Latino History

Carlos Vega

The documentary history of Carlos Vega, one of Holyoke’s most vocal and prolific Latino activists, finds a home at the Wistariahurst.

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1763 Peace of Paris Project

The events of 1763 resulted in colonial laws that gave American revolutionaries a rallying cry.

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Hidden Walls, Hidden Mills

Hidden Walls, Hidden Mills

The forests and fields of Plainsfield are dotted with clues as to the town’s settlement and development.

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StoriesLive

High school story slams put the humanities up close and personal.

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My Farm at Waltham

Time travel two centuries back to a New England farm using just your smartphone

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On Equal Terms

Young women vocational students face their futures in the trades

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The Harriet Jacobs Project

Black women’s stories continue to inspire us, challenge norms, and reflect on our humanity.

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The Health of Democracy

Six conversations to spark consideration of our social contract.

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Engaging Student Audiences with Playbills

Understanding the social contract, no matter the language.

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