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About "Protecting our Cultural Heritage"

NEH encourages projects on lost or imperiled cultural heritage

As a result of armed conflict, war, looting, natural disasters, economic development, poor management, and tourism, humanity’s cultural legacy is under increasing duress.

In recognition of this multifaceted problem, NEH has issued a special encouragement for projects that conduct research and develop resources for the study, documentation, and presentation of imperiled cultural heritage materials.

Press release announcing "Protecting our Cultural Heritage"

The following NEH grant programs include a "Protecting our Cultural Heritage" encouragement:

Office of Digital Humanities

September 16, 2015
February 17, 2016

Division of Public Programs

June 20, 2018

Division of Preservation and Access

June 6, 2019

Division of Research Programs

September 26, 2018
December 5, 2018
April 10, 2019

Division of Education Programs