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Thursday, October 21 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Funders’ Office Hours: National Endowment for the Humanities

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Make an appointment with a program officer to discuss possibilities for funding your digital project. Representatives from several foundations are available to consult during the conference.

National Endowment for the Humanities

Schedule a conversation with Sheila A Brennan, Senior Program Officer, Office of Digital Humanities, via Calendly.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports research, education, preservation, public programs in the humanities. Each division at the NEH offers programs that can support digital projects and engaging in digital methods across the humanities for different audiences. The following divisions offer grant programs of particular interest to MCN attendees:
  • Office of Digital Humanities (ODH) offers grant programs that fund project teams experimenting with digital technologies to develop new methodologies and approaches to the humanities research, teaching and learning, public engagement, and scholarly communications and publishing.
  • Division of Preservations and Access’s programs focus on ensuring the long-term and wide availability of cultural heritage resources, often through digital means, including enhancing access to these materials through interfaces such as maps or other types of visualizations.
  • Division of Public Programs supports humanities projects designed to reach large and diverse public audiences using many different formats, such as museum exhibition websites or on-site interactives, podcasts, digital games, mobile websites, and Virtual Reality experiences.
  • Office of Challenge Grants: run programs that strengthen institutional and organizational capacity for work in the humanities, including digital infrastructure.

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Thursday October 21, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT