Funds raised go directly to programming and projects.

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Join the Movement of Ideas

At Humanities Kansas, we believe that stories carry our culture and ideas change the world. Since our founding as an independent nonprofit in 1972, we've pioneered programming and partnerships that share stories to spark conversations -- drawing people together, and generating new ideas in diverse settings across the state.

Verifiable Impact Strengthening Communities

We are dedicated to innovative programming, long-term sustainability, and verifiable outcomes. From the vantage point of 45 years of experience, engaging with the humanities:
  • Builds communities
  • Creates safe spaces for dialogue
  • Strengthens democracy
  • Promotes understanding
  • Uncovers our shared humanity
  • Ensures sustainability over time

Putting Your Donations to Work

Through sound financial stewardship, funds raised go directly to programming and projects. With your support, Humanities Kansas strengthened communities across Kansas in 2017 with:
  • 330,466 people engaged -- 1 in 8 Kansas -- in 119 communities
  • $409,019 awarded in support Heritage, Humanities, and Community Resource grants
  • $868,545 leveraged in community support
  • 610 supported events and grants
  • 201 partnerships with local organizations

Thank you for your support

Together, we are spearheading a movement of ideas across Kansas that moves our conversations and collaborations beyond lines of color, class, and politics to enrich our communities and strengthen our democracy.

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