Agency: Nat’l Endowment for the Humanities (NEH); Program: Promotion of the Humanities-Challenge Grants (CFDA Number: 45.130) (Funding Opportunity Number: 20160504-ZH); Eligibility: Nonprofits, governments and colleges; Funding: Multiple awards of up to $200,000 each (a three-to-one match is required); Deadline: May 4.
Summary: Funds encourage institutions to secure long-term improvements for their humanities programs. Grantees may use funds for one-time capital expenditures (such as construction and renovation, purchase of equipment, and acquisitions) that bring long-term benefits to the institution and to the humanities more broadly.
Children Groups Benefit
Oklahoma Christian U. (Edmond, OK) won a $200,000 grant for a high school outreach program. And, the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers U. (Newark, NJ) won a $250,000 grant to support two public programs: City Children and Their Cultures (which brings scholars to Newark to discuss a wide range of child-centered topics) and Teachers As Scholars (a professional development program for K-12 teachers). To see a list of past grantees, go to: http://tinyurl.com/l8pxc37