GRANTS
GALLERY

Since 1973, the Alaska Humanities Forum has awarded more than 1,500 grants, supporting high-quality projects in the humanities that capture Alaska's stories and engage communities in conversations about both our past and our future.  Below is a sampling of projects we've funded - click on the photos to learn more about each grant.

 

At the bottom of the page is a table with a full listing of past recipients.

INUPIATUN ON FACEBOOK

“Connecting Speakers and Learners: Iñupiatun on Facebook” is an interface translating Facebook into the Iñupiaq language. 

muybridge_edited.jpg

MUYBRIDGE IN ALASKA :1868

A traveling exhibition of iconic photographer Edward Muybridge’s historic Alaskan views.

CONTINUOUS

A portraiture series featuring photographs of individuals from Alaska's Two Spirit community - LGBTQ Alaska Natives.

OUR LIFE IN BRISTOL BAY

An interactive exhibit to document and facilitate the Bristol Bay region's tradition of innovation and technology.

Huch’itidulq’uł_speaker10.2018.jpg

HUCH’ITIDULQ’Uł

A summit focused on revitalizing Alaska Native languages.

STORY WORKS ALASKA

A program supporting student storytelling through workshops, curriculum, coaching, and events.

THE MIRACLE THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN

This museum exhibit recounts a 1939 plan to offer European Jews a refuge in the last frontier.

ADAK: BIRTHPLACE OF THE WIND

This book features a long-term photography project capturing the remote Aleutian Island of Adak.

GATHER HEAR ALASKA

 A tour bringing classical music to communities across Alaska, using the piano as a gathering place.

TUPIK MI
 

A documentary capturing the revival of the practice of traditional Inuit tattooing.

STORYKNIFE

A book published to preserve the story knife tradition of passing stories from one generation to the next.

DAY OF
THE DEAD

Dia de Muertos - a cultural celebration in Anchorage.

Grants List