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 applying 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
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.
- Writing Proposals for ACLS Fellowship Competitions (ACLS document)
- Humanities Fellowships Workshop (UO video)
- Humanities Fellowship PowerPoint (PDF)
- Humanities Mock Panel Review (UO video)
- RDS's Best Practices for Grant Writing
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
- Digital Humanities Advancement Grant (NEH blog)
- Digital Humanities Program (NEH video - 44 min)
- Digital Humanities Funding Opportunities at the NEH (NEH handout)
- Examples of Funded NEH Fellowship Applications (NEH handout)
- How to Get a Grant from the NEH (NEH article)
- NEH Funding Opportunities by Division (NEH handout)
- Summer Stipends - Application Writing Tips (NEH video - 32 min)
- Writing Tips for NEH (NEH document)