The U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced the recipients of $33.17 million in grants to support 245 projects. Among the list of projects are two led by ASTC-member institutions.
The announcement includes grants in 13 different categories, including public humanities projects archaeological and ethnographic field research, infrastructure and capacity building, humanities collections, documentaries and more.
Created in 1965 as an independent federal agency, the NEH supports research and learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities by funding selected, peer-reviewed proposals from around the nation.
$470,179 match for Lighting a Path to New Digital Infrastructure (Project Director: Melissa Tulig)
Integration of various databases and digital assets into a central content management system to ensure improved access to and continued sustainability of Indigenous cultural collections at Bishop Museum, Hawai’i.
Buffalo Museum of Science (as Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences)
Buffalo, New York
$70,511 outright for Salvaging Historic Images at the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences (Project Director: Rebecca Klie)
The digitization of 1,933 nitrate negatives from approximately 1920 to1940, documenting the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, its research and educational activities, and scenes from the surrounding region.
As a reminder, science-based cultural organizations are eligible to receive NEH grants. NEH encourages first-time applicants to connect with a program officer to discuss which grant programs might be the best fit for your institution or project.
- “NEH Announces $33.17 Million for 245 Humanities Projects Nationwide,” April 13, 2022.