State-level Funding Opportunities

With support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), state humanities councils in 36 states and the District of Columbia will offer support for Making Sense of the American Civil War reading and discussion programs, during the Civil War sesquicentennial period (2011-2015). Statewide programs are available in AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WV, WI, and WY.

We encourage interested librarians from all types to contact their state agencies for support, where applicable. To find contact information for your state council, please visit

If you are with a state council and would like to access complete information about this initiative, please visit the Federal/State Partnership website, at

With other questions about state-level funding for Making Sense of the American Civil War, please contact Lainie Castle at or 312-280-5055.