Last week, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced $33.17 million in grants for 245 humanities projects across the country. NEH Chair Shelly C. Lowe said in a press release, “NEH is proud to support these exemplary education, media, preservation, research, and infrastructure projects. These 245 projects will expand the horizons of our knowledge of culture and history, lift-up humanities organizations working to preserve and tell the stories of local and global communities and bring high-quality public programs and educational resources directly to the American public.”
The Biden Administration proposed $200.7 million for NEH in their latest FY23 budget request, which is $20.7 million or 11.5 percent above the FY22 enacted level of funding. The FY23 budget includes $77.7 million for NEH grant programs and $63 million in awards to NEH’s partners in each of the 56 states and jurisdictions. The agency offers humanities programming that serves a variety of educational needs, including programs for teacher and faculty professional development; for veterans returning to academic life; and for the creation of higher education humanities curricula. See more analysis of CGS programs of interest in the latest budget request here.