The Humanities Council SC
The Humanities Council SC is in its 39th year as the state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Humanities Council SC seeks to increase public understanding of and support for the humanities; telling the human story by awarding grants for high-quality public programs, by generating special humanities initiatives, and by bringing humanities perspectives to bear on contemporary issues. The mission of The Humanities Council SC is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. The humanities are: history, literature, languages, linguistics, philosophy, ethics, comparative religion and anthropology, as well as historical, critical and theoretical approaches to the arts.