Institutes for K-12 Educators
THE DEADLINE FOR THIS CYCLE HAS PASSED.
Updated guidelines will be posted in advance of the next deadline. In the meantime, please use these guidelines to get a sense of what is involved in assembling an application.
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Starting February 21, 2022, you will be required to sign in to Grants.gov with Login.gov credentials. Create and link your account now.
NEH-funded institutes are professional development programs that convene K-12 educators from across the nation to deepen and enrich their understanding of significant topics in the humanities and enhance their capacity for effective teaching and scholarship.
Live Q&A Session: Click here to participate in a live Q&A session at 12 pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, January 12
Or call in (audio only)
- +1 202-600-8430, Meeting code 658267151#
Optional Draft Review: Submit a partial or full draft of your narrative as an attachment to @email by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on January 19, 2022 to receive feedback from program officers before the final deadline.
What’s New for 2022
- Narratives and attachments (unless otherwise specified) should be single spaced
- This program no longer requests reference letters for new projects
Begin by reading the Notice of Funding Opportunity, below. You want to ensure you understand all the expectations and restrictions for projects delivered under this program and are prepared to write the most effective application.
Sample Application Narratives
To apply for this grant, you will be need to be registered for a D-U-N-S® number, with the System for Awards Management (SAM), and with Grants.gov. If you have registered with these systems previously, confirm that your registrations are current and up to date. If you fail to allow ample time to complete registration with SAM or Grants.gov, you will not be eligible for a deadline extension or waiver of the online electronic submission requirement.
Follow the instructions outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity and the Grants.gov instructions.
You will receive a confirmation from Grants.gov when you’ve successfully submitted your application. Subsequently, you will receive up to five more notices confirming different stages in the application process. Verify that you have received all confirmations. Note that email filters may send these messages to your spam or junk folder.