Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Iowa Humanities Board

  • Iowa City, IA
  • www.humanitiesiowa.org

Mission Statement

Humanities Iowa enhances the civic life, culture and identity of Iowans. Drawing on history, literature, philosophy, law and other humanities fields, it fosters life-long learning, critical thinking and community connections.

Service Areas

Self-reported

Iowa

Humanities Iowa serves the population of the state of Iowa.

ruling year

1976

Principal Officer since 1999

Self-reported

Dr. Christopher Rossi

Keywords

Self-reported

humanities, history, literature, culture

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EIN

23-7374180

 Number

1565198526

Physical Address

125 West Washington St

Iowa City, IA 52240 3925

Also Known As

Humanities Iowa

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Humanities Iowa awards grants for locally designed, community-based programs that bring people and ideas together. HI also offers a Speakers Bureau and Library Reading/Discussion series, giving readers the opportunity to read and talk about Iowa history, cultural diversity, autobiography, images of the mythic West and more.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Iowa

Humanities Iowa serves the population of the state of Iowa.

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HUMANITIES IOWA
Fiscal year: Nov 01-Oct 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Iowa Humanities Board

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Christopher Rossi

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Fiona Valentine

Western Iowa Tech Community College

Term: June 2010 - June 2011

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