NEH Aid Goes to Assist Humanities, Capital Projects

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:

Info: (NOFA); or 202-606-8309.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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