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Humanities Council Membership



The West Virginia Humanities Council depends on the support of individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies to serve the people of West Virginia through programs and grants in the humanities.


We invite you to become a partner in that work. With your support as a contributing member, the Humanities Council will continue to engage the people of the Mountain State in the power and pleasure of ideas. Your gift supports community programs in cultural heritage, contemporary issues, reading and literacy, as well as enrichment programs for teachers.


Membership Levels


Friend: $30 - 99

Sponsor: $100 - 249

Sustainer: $250 - 499

Patron: $500 - 999

Benefactor: $1,000 - 2,999

Underwriter: $3,000 and above


With your membership, you will receive the Council’s newsletter, People & Mountains, as well as the monthly calendar of events.


Individual donors at the Benefactor and Underwriter levels enjoy a full calendar year of membership in the 1863 Club, the West Virginia Humanities Council’s official giving society.


The West Virginia Humanities Council is a private, nonprofit organization, exempt under section 501 c. (3) of the IRS code. Gifts to the Council are tax-deductible. This organization is registered with the Office of the Secretary of State. Registration does not imply endorsement.

For information, contact Secretary of State, Capitol Complex, Charleston, WV, 25305.