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Ways to Give to Humanities Kansas

Join the Movement of Ideas

At Humanities Kansas, we believe that stories carry our culture and ideas change the world. Since our founding as an independent nonprofit in 1972, we've pioneered programming, grants, and partnerships that share stories to spark conversations — drawing people together and generating new ideas in diverse settings across the state. Your support goes directly to programming and community projects. In 2018, Humanities Kansas supported 679 events in 116 communities. 

Together, we're spearheading a movement of ideas across Kansas that moves our conversations and collaborations beyond lines of color, class, and politics to enrich our communities and strengthen our democracy. 

Support the Humanities

New! CARES Act & Charitable Giving

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) includes charitable giving opportunities for donors including:

  • Above-the-line universal charitable deduction. The CARES Act provides for a universal, above-the-line, deduction of up to $300 cash made by any taxpayer. This deduction is available whether you itemize or not. 

  • Cash contribution caps lifted for itemizers who give to public charities. Under the CARES Act, donors can deduct up to 100% of AGI for 2020.

Humanities Kansas does not offer professional legal or financial advice. Please consult your financial advisor for more details about these giving opportunities. 

Join the Wisdom & Vision Society

Your tax-deductible contribution of $1,000 or more qualifies you for the Wisdom & Vision Society with special member benefits. 

Legacy Society

Learn about how to make gifts in your memory and include Humanities Kansas in your estate plans

Donate on PayPal

Support HK through the PayPal Giving Page or on the PayPal Mobile app. Go to "support a charity" and search for Humanitis Kansas. 

Donate by Mail

To invest in Humanities Kansas by post, fill out the donation form and mail your check to: 
Humanities Kansas
112 SW 6th Ave, Suite 400
Topeka KS 66603


Join the movement of ideas by volunteering for the Humanities Kansas Story Team. Details coming soon. 

Putting Your Donations to Work

Through sound financial stewardship, funds raised go directly to programming, grants, and projects. With your support, Humanities Kansas strengthened communities across Kansas in 2018 with:

  • 445,384 people engaged — 1 in 6 Kansans — in 116 communities
  • $356,916 awarded in Culture Preservation grants, Humanities for All grants, and Community Resources funds
  • $746,385 leveraged in community support
  • 679 supported events and grants
  • 193 partnerships with local organizations

Thank you for your support!



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