31 Mar Ossabaw a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Winner!
WASHINGTON, DC (Wednesday March 31, 2010) — The Ossabaw Island Foundation and the Education Alliance has been awarded a $40,000 planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the interpretation of the North End Plantation site on Ossabaw Island. This very competitive process includes peer review, specialist review and deliberation by the National Council on the Humanities and the Office of the Chairman.
Continuity & Change: African American Life and Culture of the Barrier Island of GA: 1760-1900 has been designated a National Endowment for the Humanities “We the People” project. The goal of the “We the People” initiative is to encourage and strengthen the teaching, study, and understanding of American history and culture through the support of projects that explore significant events and themes in our nation’s history and culture and that advance knowledge of the principles that define America.