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**GRANT DUE** Arts and Humanities: Challenge Grants

Date: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

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Title                Challenge Grants
Agency           National Endowment for the Humanities
Eligibility       Institute of higher Education, museums, public libraries, historical societies, and others
Due                 May 1, 2013
Duration         One time or to support ongoing costs, provided that the long-term benefit can be demonstrated
Budget            $30,000-$500,000, with 3x matching funds from the applicant organization required
Summary       NEH challenge grants are capacity-building grants, intended to help institutions and organizations secure long-term improvements in and support for their humanities programs and resources. Grants may be used to establish or enhance endowments or spend-down funds that generate expendable earnings to support ongoing program activities. Challenge grants may also provide capital directly supporting the procurement of long-lasting objects, such as acquisitions for archives and collections, the purchase of equipment, and the construction or renovation of facilities needed for humanities activities. Funds spent directly must be shown to bring long-term benefits to the institution and to the humanities more broadly. Grantee institutions may also expend up to 10 percent of grant funds to defray costs of fundraising to meet the NEH challenge.
Contact           Sage Research Institute (SRI@Sage.edu)

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  • Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
  • Thursday, May 1st, 2014
  • Friday, May 1st, 2015