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Program Officer Mary Downs to Attend 2014 Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting

April 15, 2014 | By NEH Staff

NEH Program Officer Mary Downs will be attending the upcoming 2014 Society for American Archaeology meeting in Austin, TX, April 23-26, and is available to meet with those interested in learning more about NEH funding opportunities, especially in Preservation and Access and Digital Humanities. The following grant programs may be of interest to attendees: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources, Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions, and Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections. Attendees may also be interested in grants offered by the Office of Digital Humanities. (See for a list of all current NEH grant programs.) Projects may be at any stage of development, so come with your ideas and questions!

If you would like to schedule a meeting to discuss potential projects and programs, please get in touch with Mary! To schedule a time to meet, please select a time that works best for you at If you make an appointment, the meeting place default is the Registration area in the Austin Convention Center.  If you cannot meet during any available time but would like to discuss NEH project ideas, please email Mary (mdowns[at]neh[dot]gov).