America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations

Grant: America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations
Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
Division: Public Programs
Deadline: January 9, 2013, for projects beginning August 2013.

Description: America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations grants provide support for museums, libraries, historic places and other organizations that produce public programs in the humanities.

Grants support the following formats:

  • Exhibitions at museums, libraries and other venues.
  • Interpretations of historic places, sites or regions.
  • Book/film discussion programs, living history presentations, and other face-to-face programs at libraries, community centers and other public venues.
  • Interpretive websites.

All projects should:

  • Build on sound humanities scholarship.
  • Deepen public understanding of significant humanities questions.
  • Involve a team of humanities scholars in all phases of development and implementation.
  • Appeal to broad audiences.
  • Approach a subject analytically and interpretively through an appropriate variety of perspectives.
  • Encourage dialogue and discussion.

Humanities projects tailored to particular groups, such as families, youth teachers, seniors, at-risk communities and veterans are welcome.


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