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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs
to Provide Humanities Workshops for K-12 Teachers

Landmarks of American History and Culture

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - Division of Education Programs

Conf. Date:

01/11/22

Deadline Date:

02/22/22 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to provide week-long culture and history workshops for K-12 educators. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The purpose of this program is to enhance and strengthen humanities teaching at the K-12 level.

The Landmarks of American History and Culture program supports residential, virtual, and combined format projects that situate the study of topics and themes in K-12 humanities within sites, areas, or regions of historic and cultural significance. Projects aim to expand participants’ knowledge of and approaches to teaching about diverse histories, cultures, traditions, languages, and perspectives in the United States and its jurisdictions.

Landmarks supports a series of one-week residential, virtual, and combined format projects across the nation to enhance and strengthen how K-12 educators incorporate place-based teaching and learning in the humanities. Landmarks workshops offer participants:

  • Enhanced knowledge of content through humanistic inquiry, experiential learning, discussions, readings, lectures, and multimedia presentations
  • A variety of place-based learning activities, including, but not limited to, visits to museums, libraries, archives, monuments, memorials, national parks, historic homes and buildings, walking tours, and public performances
  • Access to essential source materials, including primary texts, documents, oral histories, artifacts, archival resources, and digital media materials
  • A community of inquiry that encourages dialogue and the exchange of ideas
  • Opportunities to examine and design implementation strategies; work with digital resources and tools that emphasize place-based teaching, learning, and research in the humanities; and collaborate on the creation of K-12 curricular materials
  • A team of humanities scholars, including faculty with significant K-12 experience, who contribute to all phases of the program

For examples of eligible activities, see https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/MetaLandmarks%20NOFO%202022%20-%2020220222-BH.pdf#page=4.

For NEH Areas of Interest, see https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/MetaLandmarks%20NOFO%202022%20-%2020220222-BH.pdf#page=6.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153587

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,500,000

Number of Grants:

Approximately 13 grants

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum award amount: $190,000

Term of Contract:

Period of Performance 24 months starting October 1, 2022 and ending September 30, 2024.

Eligibility:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • Special district governments
  • State governments

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants: U.S. nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, public and 501(c)(3) accredited institutions of higher education, state and local governmental agencies, and federally recognized Native American tribal governments.

Individuals, foreign and for-profit entities are not eligible to apply.

For restrictions, see https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/MetaLandmarks%20NOFO%202022%20-%2020220222-BH.pdf#page=8 and https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/MetaLandmarks%20NOFO%202022%20-%2020220222-BH.pdf#page=28.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Pre-Application Q&A session January 11, 2022, 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Application available: November 16, 2021
- Optional Draft due: January 19, 2022, , 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
- Application due: February 22, 2022, , 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
- Expected notification date: August 15, 2022
- Project start date: October 1, 2022

To apply for this grant, you will need to be registered for a D-U-N-S® number, with the System for Awards Management (SAM), and with Grants.gov. Registration in all systems, including SAM.gov and Grants.gov, may take up to 1 month to complete.

Eligible applicants may submit multiple applications for separate and distinct projects under this announcement.

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336540

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Optional Draft Review: Submit a draft of your project to landmarks@neh.gov.

If you have questions about the program, contact:
Division of Education Programs
National Endowment for the Humanities
400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, DC 20506
202-606-8500
landmarks@neh.gov

If you have questions about administrative requirements or allowable costs, contact:
Office of Grant Management
National Endowment for the Humanities
400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, DC 20506
grantmanagement@neh.gov

Grants.gov Applicant Support
Telephone: 1-800-518-4726
Email: support@grants.gov

CFDA Number:

45.163

Funding or Pin Number:

20220222-BH

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);

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