Florida State University – Florida A&M University NEH Information Session & Application-Writing Workshop February 21, 2014. Statistics for Selected Institutions Endowment-wide, since 1976. Grant-making budgets, fy 2013. Division of Education $12.5 million.
NEH Information Session &
February 21, 2014
Division of Education
Special Initiatives & Programs
Division of Public Programs
NEH Total for Grants
$102.2 million (FY2013)
Division of Research
Federal / State
Division of Preservation & Access
The term 'humanities' includes, but is not limited to, the study of the following: language, both modern and classical; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archaeology; comparative religion; ethics; the history, criticism and theory of the arts; those aspects of social sciences which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods; and the study and application of the humanities to the human environment with particular attention to reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions, and history and to the relevance of the humanities to the current conditions of national life.
National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965
Institution-building grants to improve humanities programs and carry out long-term plans for strengthening basic resources, and enhance financial stability.
Deadline–May 1, 2014
Encourages innovations in the digital humanities through research that brings new approaches or documents best practices; creation of digital tools for preserving, analyzing, and making accessible digital resources; and examination of the philosophical implications and impact of emerging technologies.
Grants strengthen teaching and learning through new or revised curricula and materials, collaborative study, seminars, and institutes.
Grants to preserve archival holdings (including digitization); enhance access to materials; train preservationists; and produce reference works for scholarly research, education, and public programming
Grants for the presentation of the humanities for large and diverse public audiences. Grants typically support radio and television documentaries, exhibitions and interpretation of historic sites, reading and discussion series, lectures, symposia, and after school programs.
Grants support individuals and teams of scholars pursuing advanced research in the humanities that will contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public's understanding of the humanities.
Randolph Clarke, Florida State U: “Omissions: Metaphysics, Agency, and Responsibility”(12-month fellowship, $50,400)
Elizabeth Spiller, Florida State U: “Science, Matter Theory, and Literary Creation in the Renaissance” (6-month fellowship, $25,200)
Frank Gunderson, Florida State U: “InterprettingSukuma (Tanzania) Song Texts as Historical Sources” (2-month summer stipend, $6,000)
Stanley Harrold, SC State U: “The Abolitionist Movement’s Involvement in American Politics, 1750-1865: (12-month award for faculty, $50,400)
University of Florida (Benjamin Hebblethwaite): “Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture” ($241K, 36 months, Collaborative Research)
Florida State University (Mary Pohl): “Origins of the MesoAmerican City: Ritual and Polity at La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico ($280K, 36 months, Collaborative Research)
University of Georgia (Elizabeth Wright): “Annotated Edition and Translation of Latin Poetry on the Battle of Lepanto” ($90K, 24 months, Scholarly Editions and Translations)