NEH in the News
The NEH has made a $300,000 Challenge Grant to the Mid-Continent Public Library system in Independence, Missouri to support the development of the library's Elbridge Arnold home into The Story Center, a dedicated space for specialized programs and exhibits on the art of oral, written and digital storytelling.
The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center in Massachusetts has recently netted an NEH grant of $12,000 and a National Park Service grant of $20,000; the NEH grant will be used to develop a digital library for the Center that will open in June while the Park Service grant will be used to produce an orientation film for visitors, from South Coast Today.
"College Women: Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education" -- an online collection of diaries, letters, photos and archival materials from the historic Seven Sisters colleges -- will continue to be expanded thanks to a renewal of an NEH grant, from Mount Holyoke News.
NEH Chairman William Adams will visit Cuyahoga Community College on May 5 to host the school's first community forum on connecting the humanities and civil engagement, from Crain's Cleveland Business Journal.