Tuesday, March 11, 2008
NEH awards $11.9 million for 149 humanities projects
"The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced that 149 successful applicants will receive $11.9 million in awards and offers. This funding will support projects that provide high-quality public programming at museums and historic sites, improve humanities education and support educators' professional development, preserve and provide greater access to important cultural resources, and advance research in the humanities. By offering diverse and competitive grant opportunities to a variety of scholars, K-12 and post-secondary educators, technology experts, and institutions such as libraries, archives, and museums, the NEH strives to promote excellence in the humanities and increase the nation's awareness of them"