American History and Civics Education: National Convenings

Division of Education Programs

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ALERT: CAGE is currently experiencing a high volume of registrations, and is processing them in the order in which they are received. NEH encourages applicants registering with to allow additional time for processing.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)’s Division of Education Programs is offering a fifteen-month cooperative agreement to a qualified organization to: 1) host two national convenings with the goal of assessing the state of, and best practices in, the teaching of American history, civics, and government in K-12 education; 2) publish a report to disseminate the convenings’ findings, including a national forum in Washington D.C. to launch the report and 3.) implement a robust national publicity strategy to the education community and general public. This opportunity is offered in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education’s American History and Civics Education—National Activities program.

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Begin by reading the Notice of Funding Opportunity below to ensure you understand the expectations and restrictions for projects delivered under this grant and are prepared to write the most effective application.

Download Application Materials

American History and Civics Education: National Convenings Notice of Funding Opportunity, August 2019 (PDF) Application Package

Budget Resources

Sample Budget, August 2019 (PDF)
Budget Form, August 2019 (XLS)

Program Resources

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Disclosure of Lobbying Activities Instructions (PDF)

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