Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Humanities Washington

  • Seattle, WA
  • http://www.humanities.org

Mission Statement

Humanities Washington sparks conversation and critical thinking using story as a catalyst, nurturing thoughtful and engaged communities across Washington state.

Main Programs

  1. Grants
  2. Family Reading
  3. Speakers Bureau
  4. Think & Drink Conversation Programs
  5. Washington State Poet Laureate
Service Areas

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Washington

Humanities Washington serves the entire State of Washington.

ruling year

1976

Executive Director since 2009

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Julie Ziegler

Keywords

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Humanities, NEH, poet laureate, public foundation, literacy, grants, Prime Time, Think & Drink, Washington Commission for the Humanities, community conversations, speakers bureau, cultural programs

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EIN

51-0191115

 Number

1356147992

Physical Address

130 Nickerson Street, Suite 304

Seattle, WA 98109 2825

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

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Programs

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Grants

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Family Reading

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Speakers Bureau

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Think & Drink Conversation Programs

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Washington State Poet Laureate

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Service Areas

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Washington

Humanities Washington serves the entire State of Washington.

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Financials

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Humanities Washington
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Humanities Washington

Leadership

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Executive Director

Julie Ziegler

BIO

Julie joined Humanities Washington as executive director in 2008 after serving multiple terms on the board of trustees. She first became involved with Humanities Washington in 1998 and, during her tenure on the board, held leadership posts on the Grants, Development, Finance, and Executive Committees. Julie's previous career was in corporate philanthropy, where she gained skills in program and partnership development, not-for-profit management and marketing at Safeco Insurance, Bank of America Foundation and U.S. Bank. She is a member of the Fales Foundation advisory board, is on the board of the Federation of State Humanities Councils, and the steering committee for the Washington Consortium for the Liberal Arts.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Sue McNab

PEMCO Insurance (retired)

Term: Jan 2016 - Dec 2017

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