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NEH Resources

NEH Brand Materials | National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965. It is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States.

NEH grants typically go to cultural institutions, such as museums, archives, libraries, colleges, universities, public television, and radio stations, and to individual scholars.

The grants:

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For questions about NEH resources, please contact Alan Rutenberg at arutenberg@utk.edu.

  • strengthen teaching and learning in schools and colleges
  • facilitate research and original scholarship
  • provide opportunities for lifelong learning
  • preserve and provide access to cultural and educational resources
  • strengthen the institutional base of the humanities

2020-2021 Funding Opportunities

Collaborative Research
Output: Book, Digital Material and Publication, Other Scholarly Resource, Themed issue of peer-reviewed journal, Conference, Workshop
Maximum: $250,000
Optional Draft due October 15, 2020
Application due December 2, 2020

Dialogues on the Experience of War
Output: Curriculum, Community Partnerships, Discussion Groups, Facilitator Training
Maximum: $100,000
Optional Draft due September 21, 2021
Application due October 14, 2021

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
Output: Article, Digital Material and Publication, Workshop, Report, Teaching Resources, Digital Infrastructure, Software
Maximum: $325,000
Optional Draft due December 1, 2020
Application due January 15, 2021

Humanities Connections
Output: Linked Courses, Curriculum, Community Partnerships, Faculty Development, Teaching Resources
Maximum: $100,000
Optional Draft due August 31, 2021
Application due September 14, 2021

Humanities Initiatives at Colleges and Universities
Output: Curriculum, Community Partnerships, Faculty Development, Teaching Resources
Maximum: $150,000
Optional Draft due April 3, 2021
Application due May 20, 2021

Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants
Output: Buildings, Equipment, Digital Infrastructure
Maximum: $750,000
Optional Draft due April 3, 2021
Application due May 18, 2021

Landmarks of American History and Culture
Output: Faculty Development, Teaching Resources
Maximum: $190,000
Optional Draft due February 9, 2021
Application due February 13, 2021

Public Humanities Projects
Output: Interpretation Plans, Exhibition
Maximum: $75,000
Optional Draft due November 27, 2020
Application due January 6, 2021

Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations
Output: Book, Translation, Edition, Music edition
Maximum: $450,000
Optional Draft due October 15, 2020
Application due December 2, 2020

Summer Seminars and Institutes for K-12 Educators
Output: Conference/Institute/Seminar
Maximum: $235,000
Optional Draft due January 21, 2021
Application due February 11, 2021

Summer Seminars and Institutes for Higher Education Faculty
Output: Conference/Institute/Seminar
Maximum: $235,000
Optional Draft due January 21, 2021
Application due February 11, 2021