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Digitizing Essential Humanities Books

National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mellon Foundation Announce New Grants
Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass's Only Novel

It dramatized for him an important truth.
new challenge grants program

New Grants for Humanities Infrastructure

Matching grants to stimulate public-private investment in cultural institutions


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Recent reports indicate that individuals are posing as the NEH on social media.

Protecting our Cultural Heritage

A landscape depicting ancient ruins. This is the Temple of Bel, in Palmyra. In the foreground, a field of stray stones and grass. A large structure of columns and walls made tan colored stone appears in the distance, glowing in the setting sun.

NEH calls for projects that document or digitally re-create imperiled or destroyed cultural materials

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