Humanities Grant Writing Resources

logo for the National Endowment for the Humanities - seal with eagle and name of agency

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is a federal agency that supports research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities across the nation. The following tools will help you find and apply to opportunities appropriate to your work.

Proposal Templates & Checklists

The buttons below will take you to a page with a checklist and templates based on the NEH guidance for each component of a particular grant mechanism. Use the templates to begin writing each element, and use the checklist to keep track of timing and what parties at UO are responsible for various pieces of an application.

Resources & Services

Specialized Proposal Preparation Resources
Internal UO resources available to help improve grant proposals
Finding Funding Opportunities
Use these resources to find funding opportunities for your research and creative projects

Guides & Videos

This collection of articles, videos, and documents provides a wealth of guidance for designing, writing, and submitting an application for funding from humanities funders.

ACLS Specific

General Tips

NEH Specific

SPECIAL FEATURE: NEH Strategies for Success for Faculty in Oregon Higher Education 2022 (90 min; presented by NEH program officers for UO faculty) and NEH Strategies for Success PowerPoint (PDF)
SPECIAL FEATURE: Funding Digital Projects at the NEH (42 min; presented by an NEH program officer for UO faculty) and NEH Digital Humanities PowerPoint