Support Federal Funding for the Humanities

Please write your Members of Congress and ask them to support the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) by requesting $167.5 million in fiscal year (FY) 2012 funding for the agency. This would restore NEH funding to the same level the agency received in FY ‘10.

NHPRC Awards $3.9 Million in Grants

At its recent spring meeting, the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) recommended to the Archivist of the United States 45 grants of $3,885,856 for projects in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

President Appoints Five Members to National Humanities Council

The National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced that five prominent humanities scholars and advocates, Albert J. Beveridge III, Constance M. Carroll, Cathy N. Davidson, Paula Barker Duffy, and Martha Wagner Weinberg have been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the National Council on the Humanities.