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California Humanities grant payments for artists remain suspended until federal funds flow

Jon Parrish Peede, center, acting head of the National Endowment for the Humanities, speaks with people from local cultural organizations during a reception in Nov. 2017 in Providence, R.I.
Jon Parrish Peede, center, acting head of the National Endowment for the Humanities, speaks with people from local cultural organizations during a reception in Nov. 2017 in Providence, R.I.
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The shutdown is over and the federal government is open, but not everything is back to normal.

For the artists and programs  around California who depend on grants from organizations like California Humanities – which in turn, depends on federal money –  a reopened National Endowment for the Humanities doesn't necessarily mean the funds are flowing back to them just yet.