Skip to main content
Next Generation Humanities PhD logo

Next Generation Humanities PhD Grants

NEH Next Generation Humanities PhD grants seek to address the disparities between graduate student expectations for a career in academia and eventual career outcomes and to promote greater integration of the humanities in the public sphere....

Humanities Access Grant Program logo

Humanities Access Grants

Humanities Access Grants offer matching grants toward term endowments for programming at cultural institutions that broadens access to excellent humanities content for underserved groups. Eligible organizations include public libraries, museums, historical societies, community colleges, historically black colleges and universities, tribal colleges, and Hispanic-serving institutions.

Image of Mannie Jackson

Harlem Globetrotter, Business Executive, and .... Humanities Philanthropist

It’s unlikely Mannie Jackson dreamed, while attending racially-segregated schools in 1950s downstate Illinois, that one day he would be involved in an educational endowment designed to encourage humanities exploration.

Post-renovation Byrne-Reed House

Hidden Treasure

When looking for a new home to replace its cramped office condo in a suburban strip mall far from downtown Austin, Humanities Texas director, Michael Gillette, liked the location of the Texas Oil Company building, just blocks from the state capitoI.   But while it had abundant space, access to parking, and a fair price, it was ugly: its cheap stucco façade was only surpassed by a bland interior.

Child playing phonograph in cabin home

From Chopin to Public Enemy

NEH challenge grant enables the publication of an award-winning book on music and technology.

painting of North Haven, ME in 1907

Preserving an Island's History

North Haven is a small island community off the coast of Maine, with a history dating back to 1762 when the first permanent settler arrived. Thanks to a $60,000 NEH challenge grant, matched by $180,000 in nonfederal donations, North Haven was able to build an archives building to safeguard the community’s historical documents.

Moose in snow

Moving Off the "Moose Highway"

How a new home brought greater visibility to the Vermont Humanities Council--and a safer drive to the council's friends and staff.

Larry Aitken

NEH Supports Strategic Collaborations in Native American History, Languages, and Cultural Revitalization

We explore the role that NEH plays in supporting documentation and teaching of Native American languages, history, and culture.

Posted: September 6, 2013

Challenge Grant Offers, Summer 2013

The National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Challenge Grants made fifteen grant offers to institutions following the November 2012 meeting of the National Council on the Humanities.