Affiliations

SC Humanities is proud to be affiliated with many other organizations that support the humanities:

The National Endowment for the Humanities, the parent of SC Humanities, was created by an act of Congress in 1965 “to promote progress and scholarship in the humanities. . . in the United States.” NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the federal government to support research, education, and public programs in the humanities.

The South Carolina Arts Commission is a state agency that provides grants and services for artists, arts education, and arts organizations.

The South Carolina Department of Archives and History is charged with the responsibility of preserving and conserving the history of South Carolina. It collects and records minutes from state meetings and the General Assembly as well as other memorabilia. It is also an excellent source for genealogical research.

The South Carolina State Library‘s mission is to improve library services throughout the state and to ensure all citizens access to libraries and information resources adequate to meet their needs; including the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, which offers free service to qualified adults and children in cooperation with the Library of Congress.

EDSITEment is a website where you can find all the top Internet resources for teaching English, history, art history and foreign languages. A joint project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Council of the Great City Schools, MCI Communications Corp., and the National Trust for the Humanities, EDSITEment is a collection of some of best humanities sites available.

SC Humanities is a member of South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations, SCANPO. SCANPO is a statewide network for board and staff of nonprofit organizations, a resource center on organizational effectiveness and an advocate for the sector as a whole. A summary of their programs and services include Advocacy & Public Policy, Training & Techinical Assistance, Information & Referral. Please visit their site to help you with the many aspects of your project.