On December 17, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced $20 million in grant awards and offers for 319 humanities projects.
New funding supports a wide variety of projects nationwide, including traveling exhibitions, research fellowships and faculty research by teachers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Institutions with High Hispanic Enrollment, and Tribal Colleges
and Universities, the preservation of humanities collections in smaller institutions, and educational programs to prepare libraries, museums, and archives to preserve and enhance access to their collections.
Also among the grants announced are the first winners of the Digging into Data Challenge competition which facilitates collaboration between scholars in the U.S., U.K., and Canada related to innovative humanities and social science research using large-scale data analysis.
This award cycle, institutions and independent scholars in 45 states and the District of Columbia will receive NEH support. Complete state-by-state listings of grants and offers of matching funds are available below:
• Alabama to Kentucky
• Maine to New York
• North Carolina to Wyoming
NEH awards and offers announced today come from five program areas—Challenge Grants, Digital Humanities, Preservation and Access, Public Programs, and Research. Selected projects have received a We the People designation for their efforts to strengthen the teaching, study, and understanding of American history and culture.
Information about specific program areas and grant categories awarded this cycle is available at the NEH website.