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Funding for K-12 Literacy Programs

Arizona Humanities believes that building strong literacy skills at an early age is essential for building a just and civil society. Literacy is a fundamental life skill that ensures that children become compassionate, confident, and engaged members of our society. AH supports innovative and participatory humanities-based literacy programs in K-12 classrooms through AZ Reads. AZ Reads provides resources and funding for literacy programs led by Arizona educators in partnership with K-12 schools and nonprofits that serve Arizona schools.

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Browse the 2022-23 Catalog!

AZ Speaks programs are hosted by AZ Speakers and local libraries/museums and span a total of 60 to 90-minutes. AZ Speaks is now offered both virtually and in-person. The program is a great way for non-profits, libraries, educational institutions, governmental and tribal entities to enjoy interesting and engaging humanities-based programs. Schedule a program today.

Schedule FRANK Talks

FRANK Talks are hosted by FRANK Talks Speakers and local libraries both virtually and in-person, for 60 to 90 minutes. The purpose of FRANK Talks is to encourage participants to weigh facts, provide the opportunity to put them in context, and consider different points of view.



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We support innovative, community-based projects that use humanities disciplines to connect Arizonans to culture, people, and history.

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We offer program resources, opportunities, and partnerships for organizations to engage audiences with the humanities. 

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Investing in Arizona Humanities provides opportunities for Arizonans to explore, share and experience our rich cultural heritage.

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Arizona Humanities programs are an investment in Arizona’s citizens and communities – because lifelong learning enriches our shared cultural experience and helps us all become better and more thoughtful citizens of our state, our nation, and the world. Donate today. azhumanities.org/give