Match Your Project To A Grant Program

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The National Endowment for the Humanities offers a wide variety of grant programs. This list can help you find the grant program(s) that best fit the activity you have in mind. If you would like advice about which grant program would be appropriate, contact our office by calling 202-208-7122 or emailing cgreen@neh.gov. You can also find more information about each of these grant programs by visiting www.neh.gov/grants. Each grant has its own webpage with guidelines, frequently asked questions, sample applications, and application materials.

I want to host a program for faculty, scholars, or practitioners to expand their knowledge of a topic.
Landmarks of American History Workshops for School Teachers
Summer Seminars and Institutes
Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities
Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Humanities Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Humanities Initiatives at Tribal Colleges and Universities
Preservation and Access Education and Training

I am organizing a scholarly conference.
Collaborative Research
Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities

I am a scholar with formal ties to an institution seeking support for research.
Summer Stipends
Fellowships
Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan
Collaborative Research
Awards for Faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Awards for Faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Awards for Faculty at Tribal Colleges and Universities

I am an independent scholar seeking support for my project.
Summer Stipends
Fellowships
Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan
Collaborative Research (if you are part of a team of scholars)
Scholarly Editions and Translations (if you are part of a team of scholars)

I want to create a scholarly edition or reference volume.
Scholarly Editions and Translations
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

I am seeking support for an archaeological project.
Collaborative Research
Fellowships

I want to preserve a collection and/or make it easier for people to access.
Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections

I want to develop or put on an exhibition or cultural program.
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations: Planning Grants
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants

I want to develop or produce a radio show or television documentary.
America’s Media Makers: Development Grants
America’s Media Makers: Production Grants
Bridging Cultures through Film: International Topics

I want to build the capacity of my home institution to support humanities activities.
Challenge Grants
Challenge Grants for Two Year Colleges
Humanities Intiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Humanities Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Humanities Initiatives at Tribal Colleges and Universities
Awards for Faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

I want to combine digital technology with the humanities.
Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants
Digital Humanities Implementation Grants
Collaborative Research Grants
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
Scholarly Editions and Translations
Preservation and Access Research and Development
Digging into Data Challenge
America’s Media Makers: Development Grants
America’s Media Makers: Production Grants

I want to create a website with humanities content.
America’s Media Makers: Development Grants
America’s Media Makers: Production Grants
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
Scholarly Editions and Translations
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations: Planning Grants
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants

I want to develop or refine a humanities course or curriculum.
Enduring Questions
Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Humanities Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Humanities Initiatives at Tribal Colleges and Universities
Awards for Faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Awards for Faculty at Institutions with High Hispanic Enrollment
Awards for Faculty at Tribal Colleges and Universities

I want to develop or produce a reading and discussion program.
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations: Planning Grants
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants

I want to interpret a historic place for the public.
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations: Planning Grants
America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants