The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant program supports projects that provide an essential foundation for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Funding from this program strengthens efforts to extend the life of books, manuscripts, photographs, art, and other types of collections and make their intellectual content widely accessible, often through the use of digital technology.
Funding may provide: Archival processing, cataloging, and/or digitization of collections; conservation treatment and implementation of preservation measures in the context of projects that create or enhance access to collections; and more
Grant amount: Up to $350,000 for up to three years (separate Foundations grants of up to $40,000 for up to two years are also available to help in the formative stages of initiatives to preserve and create access to humanities collections)
Application deadline: July 19, 2012
Eligible organizations: US nonprofit organizations, state and local governmental agencies, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments
For complete guidelines and application forms: Visit the NEH website
How we can help: CCAHA offers free grant application support, including project planning, grant review, letter of commitment, and resumes of CCAHA personnel, for projects that involve significant work by CCAHA
For assistance with your application: Contact Lee Price, Director of Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must be submitted through grants.gov, the government-wide grants portal. For more information, visit the NEH grants website.