The Council is a statewide organization providing leadership,
resources, and financial support to engage all Michiganians in the
challenges to mind and spirit found in humanities-based public
programming. The Council was founded in 1974 as an independent,
non-profit 501(c) 3 organization based in Lansing. It receives operating
and programming support from the National Endowment for the Humanities
(NEH), the state of Michigan, foundations, businesses, and private
donors. The Council is a member of the Federation of State Humanities Councils.