Federal Funding Opportunities in the Humanities

This list includes all research opportunities from the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. All opportunities listed here are appropriate for academic institutions in the United States.

The "initial deadline" corresponds to day proposals are due at the Office of Grants and Contracts Administration (OGCA). OGCA deadlines are uniformly five (5) days before the official agency deadline.  Remember to notify OGCA of your intent to submit.

The amount represents the "upper amount" listed for this opportunity.

For proposal development assistance, please contact the Research Development Office.

Initial Deadline

Title
Sponsor
Sub-Sponsor
Amount
1/15/2015 National Digital Newspaper Program NEH Division of Preservation and Access $350,000
2/19/2014 Digital Humanities Implementation Grants NEH Office of Digital Humanities Varies
3/24/2013 Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys NEH Bridging Cultures Varies
4/26/2013 Fellowships NEH Division of Research Programs Varies
4/26/2013 Challenge Grants NEH Office of Challenge Grants Matching Grant
4/26/2013 Preservation and Access Education and Training NEH Division of Preservation and Access Varies
4/26/2013 Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan NEH

Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUFC)

Division of Research Programs

Varies
4/26/2013 Preservation and Access Research and Development NEH

Division of Preservation and Access

Varies
4/26/2013 Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions NEH Division of Preservation and Access $6,000
5/10/2013 Digging Into Data Challenge NEH Office of Digital Humanities Varies
6/7/2013 Bridging Cultures Through Film: International Topics NEH Division of Public Programs Varies
7/13/2013 Humanities Collections and Reference Resources NEH Division of Preservation and Access Varies
8/9/2013
America's Media Makers: Development Grants
NEH
Division of Public Programs
Varies
8/9/2013 America's Media Makers: Production Grants NEH Division of Public Programs Varies
8/9/2013 America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Planning Grants NEH Division of Public Programs Varies
8/9/2013
America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants
NEH
Division of Public Programs
Varies
8/10/2013
Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions
NEH
Division of Research Programs Varies
9/7/2013
Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants
NEH
Office of Digital Humanities Varies
9/7/2013
Enduring Questions
NEH
Division of Education Programs
$25,000
9/11/2013
Documenting Endangered Languages
NEH
Division of Preservation and Access
Varies
9/21/2013
Summer Stipends
NEH
Division of Research Programs
$6,000
11/28/2013
Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections
NEH
Division of Preservation and Access $40,000
11/30/2013 Collaborative Research Grants NEH Division of Research Programs Varies
11/30/2013
Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants
NEH
Division of Research Programs Varies
1/10/2014
National Digital Newspaper Program
NEH
Division of Preservation and Access
$350,000