12.0613 NEH application deadline

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Wed, 5 May 1999 18:40:14 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 613.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Wed, 05 May 1999 18:30:07 +0100
From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
Subject: Application Deadline for NEH's Division of Preservation
and Access

>> From: "Aguera, Helen" <HAguera@neh.gov>

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is a grant-making agency of
the U.S. federal government that support projects in the humanities.
Eligible applicants are: U.S. nonprofit associations, institutions, and
organizations, as well as U.S. citizens and foreign nationals who have been
legal residents in the United States for a period of at least the three
years immediately preceding the submission of the application.

NEH's Division of Preservation and Access supports projects that will
create, preserve and increase the availability of resources important for
research, education, and public programming in the humanities. Support may
be sought

to preserve the intellectual content and aid bibliographic control of
to compile bibliographies, descriptive catalogs, and guides to cultural
to create dictionaries, encyclopedias, databases, and other types of
research tools and reference works; and
to stabilize material culture collections through the appropriate housing
and storing of objects, improved environmental control, and the
installation of security, lighting, and fire-prevention systems.

Applications may also be submitted for

national and regional education and training projects,
regional preservation field service programs, and
research and demonstration projects that are intended to enhance
institutional practice and the use of technology for preservation and access.

Projects may encompass collections of books, journals, newspapers,
manuscript and archival materials, maps, still and moving images, sound
recordings, and objects of material culture held by libraries, archives,
museums, historical organizations, and other repositories.

The Division has a single, annual DEADLINE for applications, JULY 1. Final
decisions will be announced the following March. Guidelines and
instructions can be downloaded from the NEH Website:


A list of recent awards is also available at that site under "What's New".


To obtain a print version of the Guidelines or to address a question to the
NEH staff, e-mail us at


Postal address:

Division of Preservation and Access
NEH, Room 411
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20506

Telephone: 202/606-8570

Helen C. Ag=FCera
Senior Program Officer
Division of Preservation and Access
Room 411
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506

voice: (202) 606-8573
secretary: (202) 606-8570=20
FAX: (202) 606-8639
e-mail: haguera@neh.gov

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