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involvement in planning the cultural development of a community.

Types of Assistance: Project Grants.

Promotion of the Arts—Folk Arts (45.015)

National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities.

Objectives: To provide grants to assist, foster, and make publicly available the diverse traditional American folk arts throughout the country. To encourage projects involving those community or family-based arts that have endured through several generations and that carry with them a sense of community aesthetic. Available for the presentation of American folk arts, including festivals and exhibits; for media documentation and dissemination of American folk arts, including local and regional programming on television, radio, sound recordings, film, and videotape; and for the development of organizations professionally involved in the support of folk arts and folk artists. (Eligibility: nonprofit organizations, including State and local governments and State art agencies; individuals who possess exceptional talent.)

Types of Assistance: Project Grants.

Promotion of the Humanities—Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations (45.125)

National Endowment for the Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities.

Objectives: To assist museums, historical organizations and other similar cultural institutions to implement effective and imaginative programs that use material culture to convey and interpret the humanities to the general adult, out-of-school public. (Eligibility: State and local governments and nonprofit museums, historical organizations, historic sites, zoos, plantaria, botanical gardens, and other institutions capable of implementing public programs in the humanities.)

Types of Assistance: Project Grants.

Block Grants */

The State of Hawaii is also the recipient "block grants" from the Federal Government. The block grants available to the State of Hawaii include the following:

Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Services

  • Prevention, treatment and rehabilitation program to deal with alcohol and drug abuse;
  • Community treatment services for mental and emotional illness;
  • Outpatient care for the chronically mentally ill.

Preventive Health

  • Comprehensive public health services;
  • Rodent control, fluoridation programs, hypertension, antismoking, services to rape victims, and rape prevention programs;

*/ Information on Block Grants obtained from Commissioner Carl Anderson, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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