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Cultural and Community Resilience

ID: 20240521-PN • Type: Posted

Description

Posted: March 18, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is accepting applications for the Cultural and Community Resilience program. This program supports community-based efforts to address the impacts of climate change and COVID-19 by safeguarding cultural resources and fostering cultural resilience through identifying, documenting, and/or collecting cultural heritage and community experiences. The program prioritizes projects from disadvantaged communities in the United States or its jurisdictions, and NEH encourages applications that employ inclusive methodologies.
Posted: Aug. 2, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Posted: Aug. 2, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Background
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is accepting applications for the Cultural and Community Resilience program. This program supports community-based efforts to address the impacts of climate change and COVID-19 by safeguarding cultural resources and fostering cultural resilience through identifying, documenting, and/or collecting cultural heritage and community experiences. The program prioritizes projects from disadvantaged communities in the United States or its jurisdictions, and NEH encourages applications that employ inclusive methodologies.

Grant Details
The CCR program helps communities address the impacts of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic by safeguarding cultural resources and fostering cultural resilience through the identification, documentation, and/or collection of cultural heritage and community experience. Projects should fall into one of two categories: community collecting initiatives or oral history programs. Project activities may take many forms including but not limited to collaborative planning to identify cultural and historical resources, documentation of cultural and historical resources through digital means, recording oral histories, preserving Traditional Knowledge, practices, or technologies, establishing shared resources and protocols for rapid response collecting. NEH welcomes applications at all stages of project development and encourages the use of inclusive methodologies.

Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible to apply, organizations must be nonprofit organizations recognized as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, accredited institutions of higher education (public or nonprofit), state and local governments and their agencies, or federally recognized Native American Tribal governments. The program also encourages applications from Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian organizations; minority-serving institutions such as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions of higher education (HSIs); community colleges; community archives; and organizations that have not previously received NEH support.

Period of Performance
Projects must start between February 1, 2025, and September 1, 2025 with a period of performance up to two years.

Grant Value
Approximately $2,500,000 will be awarded among an estimated fifteen to twenty recipients per deadline with individual grant awards up to $150,000.

Overview

Category of Funding
Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 3/18/24 National Endowment for the Humanities posted grant opportunity 20240521-PN for Cultural and Community Resilience with funding of $2.5 million. The grant will be issued under grant program 45.149 Promotion of the Humanities Division of Preservation and Access. It is expected that 20 total grants will be made worth between $1 and $150,000.

Timing

Posted Date
March 18, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
May 21, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 33 Days
Last Updated
March 18, 2024, 12:39 p.m. EDT
Version
1

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Private institutions of higher education
Special district governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
City or township governments
County governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
State governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Info
See C. Eligibility Information in the NOFO for more information.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$150,000
Floor
$1
Estimated Program Funding
$2,500,000
Estimated Number of Grants
20

Contacts

Contact
National Endowment for the Humanities
Contact Email
Contact Phone
(202) 606-8401

Documents

Posted documents for 20240521-PN

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