NEH Media Projects: Seeking Applications for Development Grant Program

Deadline: 29 August 2018

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is seeking applications for its Media Projects: Development Grant to support film, television, radio, and podcast projects that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.

All projects applying to the Media Projects program should:

  • build on sound humanities scholarship;
  • deepen public understanding of significant humanities questions;
  • approach a subject analytically, presenting a variety of perspectives;
  • involve humanities scholars in all phases of development and production;
  • involve appropriate media professionals; and
  • employ appealing and accessible program formats that will actively engage the general public in learning.

Funding Information

Development awards ($40,000 to $75,000) enable media producers to collaborate with scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare programs for production.

Eligibility Criteria

  • U.S. nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, state and local governmental agencies, and federally recognized Native American tribal governments are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible organizations include institutions of higher education.
  • Individuals and foreign and for-profit entities are not eligible to apply.
  • Eligible organizations are encouraged to partner with independent producers. Under this arrangement the sponsoring organization submits the application. If the application is funded, the eligible organization is considered the recipient of record and assumes all programmatic, financial, and legal responsibilities of the award.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit NEH.

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