Since its creation in 1965, NEH has awarded more than $5.6 billion for humanities projects through more than 64,000 grants.

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Collaborative Research

Supports groups of two or more scholars engaging in significant and sustained research in the humanities.

Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations

Supports the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available only in inadequate editions or transcriptions.

Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections

Helps cultural institutions preserve large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting sustainable conservation measures.

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