National Endowment for the Humanities

National Endowment for the Humanities

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Last update: Feb 13, 2024 Last update: Feb 13, 2024
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Office:USA
Address:400 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20506
Contact person:Karen Kenton Director
Sectors:Civil Society & NGOs, Culture, Education ... See moreCivil Society & NGOs, Culture, Education, Research
Nr. of employees:51-200
Types:Government BodyGovernment Body
Status: Active

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Description

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.

Because democracy demands wisdom, NEH serves and strengthens our republic by promoting excellence in the humanities and conveying the lessons of history to all Americans. The Endowment accomplishes this mission by awarding grants for top-rated proposals examined by panels of independent, external reviewers.

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:

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
Learn about notable NEH-funded projects, past and present.

Since 1965, the Endowment has opened new worlds of learning for the American public with noteworthy projects such as:

Seven thousand books, 16 of which have won Pulitzer Prizes, and 20 of which have received the Bancroft Prize.
The Civil War, the landmark documentary by Ken Burns viewed by 38 million Americans
The Library of America editions of novels, essays, and poems celebrating America’s literary heritage
The United States Newspaper Project, which cataloged and microfilmed 63.3 million pages of historic newspapers, paved the way for the National Digital Newspaper Program and its digital repository, Chronicling America
Annual support for 56 states and territories to help support some 56,000 lectures, discussions, exhibitions and other programs each year

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  • Government

Top Implementing Agencies
  • CT Humanities

  • HumanitiesDC - Humanities Council of Washington, DC

  • West Virginia Humanities Council

  • Ohio Humanities

  • Other agencies

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