Student protesters at Southern University

Documentary Casts a Light on the Tragedy at Southern University

TELL THEM WE ARE RISING airs Monday, Feb 19 at 9pm on PBS
The Story of a Valentine Post Card

An American Tradition

Did you know that writing of love letters and cards for Valentine's Day pre-dates our Nation's birth?
new challenge grants program

New Grants for Humanities Infrastructure

Matching grants to stimulate public-private investment in cultural institutions


Scam Advisory

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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Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Library Program Date: February 20, 2018

Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor?

Chautauqua Date: February 20, 2018

Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant

Library Program Date: February 21, 2018

Abolitionists of Noyes Academy

Workshop Date: February 22, 2018

Grant Writing Workshop

Humanities Magazine

The Magazine
of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Portrait of Ulysses S. Grant