Deadline: 15 May 2020
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Office of Challenge Programs is seeking applications for the Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants program.
This notice of funding opportunity is for Digital Infrastructure projects that support the maintenance, modernization, and sustainability of existing digital scholarly projects and platforms.
Activities supported under this notice may include but are not limited to:
- Integrating digital resources for improved long-term preservation and access; extending the functionality of existing digital platforms to improve sustainability;
- Creating mechanisms for ensuring the long term functioning of digital resources;
- Developing and modernizing digital architecture;
- Improving data management; upgrading software and hardware systems; updating and enhancing existing content;
- Improving the user experience;
- Training and outreach activities;
- Developing business practices related to project sustainability and associated personnel costs.
Proposed projects must enhance the humanities over the long term and build on careful strategic planning to strengthen and enrich an institution’s humanities activities.
- Award Ceiling: $750,000
- Award Floor: $1
- Estimated Total Program Funding: $12,500,000.
- Up to 6 years for eligible Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Hispanicserving institutions of higher education, and two-year community colleges.
- Up to 5 years for all other eligible applicants.
- The period of performance begins as early as May 1, 2021 and no later than September 1, 2021.
Eligible applicants include:
- U.S. nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status;
- Accredited public and 501(c)(3) institutions of higher education;
- State and local governmental agencies;
- Federally recognized Native American tribal governments.
- Applicants must work wholly or in part in the humanities: they must support research, education, preservation, or public programming in the humanities.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=325278