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ID: 20240521-PR • Type: Posted

Description

Posted: Feb. 29, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is accepting applications for the Research and Development program. This program supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. Research and Development offers two funding tiers to address projects at all stages of development and implementation.
Posted: Aug. 1, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Posted: Aug. 1, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Background
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is accepting applications for the Research and Development program. This program supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. Research and Development offers two funding tiers to address projects at all stages of development and implementation.

Grant Details
Projects may seek better ways to preserve materials of critical importance to cultural heritage and to organize, search, discover, and use such materials. The program supports projects at all stages of development, from early planning and standalone studies to advanced implementation. The program benefits the cultural heritage community by supporting work on the entire range of humanities collection types, including moving image and sound recordings, archaeological artifacts, born-digital and time-based media, rare books and manuscripts, archival records, material culture, and art.

Eligibility Requirements
Projects must start between March 1, 2025, and September 1, 2025. Eligible applicants include 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, federally recognized Native American Tribal governments.

Period of Performance
Tier I: up to two years; Tier II: up to three years

Grant Value
Approximately $1,500,000 with approximately 7-8 grants. Tier I offers awards up to $100,000; Tier II offers awards up to $350,000.

Overview

Category of Funding
Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 2/29/24 National Endowment for the Humanities posted grant opportunity 20240521-PR for Research and Development with funding of $1.5 million. The grant will be issued under grant program 45.149 Promotion of the Humanities Division of Preservation and Access. It is expected that 10 total grants will be made worth between $1 and $350,000.

Timing

Posted Date
Feb. 29, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
Closing Date
May 21, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 34 Days
Last Updated
Feb. 29, 2024, 11:06 a.m. EST
Version
1

Eligibility

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

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$350,000
Floor
$1
Estimated Program Funding
$1,500,000
Estimated Number of Grants
10

Contacts

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

Documents

Posted documents for 20240521-PR

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