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Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG)

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs
for Digital Humanities Preservation

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - Office of Digital Humanities

Deadline Date:

06/30/20 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofits, government agencies, and IHEs for digital humanities projects. Funding is intended for digital projects at any stage of development from the start-up phase, implementation, and long-term sustainability. In honor of the upcoming 250th anniversary of the USA, projects that promote a deeper understanding of American history and culture and that advance civics education and knowledge of governments are encouraged.

Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this program, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.

Proposals are welcome for digital initiatives in any area of the humanities.

Through a special partnership with NEH and pending the availability of appropriated funds, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) anticipates providing additional funding to this program to encourage innovative collaborations between museum or library professionals and humanities professionals to advance preservation of, access to, use of, and engagement with digital collections and services. IMLS and NEH may jointly fund some DHAG projects that involve collaborations with museums and/or libraries.

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants may involve

  • Creating or enhancing experimental, computationally-based methods, techniques, or infrastructure that contribute to the humanities;
  • Pursuing scholarship that examines the history, criticism, and philosophy of digital culture and its impact on society; or
  • Conducting evaluative studies that investigate the practices and the impact of digital scholarship on research, pedagogy, scholarly communication, and public engagement.

Award Levels:

https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/Digital-Humanities-Advancement-Grants-NOFO-January-2020.pdf#page=4

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176104

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$4,000,000

Number of Grants:

25-35 grants (total for FY 2020)

Estimated Size of Grant:

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants have three levels of funding:

- Level I grants range from $10,000 to $50,000 in outright funding.

- Level II grants range from $50,001 to $100,000 in outright funding.

- Level III grants range from $100,001 to $325,000 in outright funding. Applicants for Level III grants can also request up to an additional $50,000 in matching funds specifically allocated toward their sustainability or data management plans, which brings the total request to a maximum of $375,000.

Term of Contract:

- Project start date is September 1, 2020 for the January 15, 2020 deadline.
- Project start date is January 1, 2021 for the June 30, 2020 deadline.

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants at both Level I and Level II stages support activities for periods of performance (award periods) up to twenty-four months.

Level III awards support activities for periods of performance (award periods) up to thirty-six months.

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:

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.

Additional eligibility criteria:
https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/Digital-Humanities-Advancement-Grants-NOFO-January-2020.pdf#page=7

Pre-Application Information:

This program is offered twice per year.

Program officers will review draft proposals submitted by December 4, 2019 for the January 15, 2020 deadline, and by May 19, 2020 for the June 30, 2020 deadline. NEH cannot guarantee that staff will respond to drafts submitted after this deadline.

Cost-sharing is not required for Level I, Level II, and Level III projects. However, Level III projects that request federal matching funds must include the required cost share in the application budget. The indirect-cost rate should not be applied to cost-share. Recipients of federal matching funds must report the third-party nonfederal contributions raised to release NEH matching funds.

Cost-sharing consists of the cash contributions made to a project by nonfederal third parties raised to release federal matching funds. Applicants are welcome to use voluntary cost-sharing for projects in which the total budget exceeds the NEH grant limit. Voluntary cost sharing includes nonfederal cash contributions by the applicant and eligible third parties, as well as third party in-kind contributions, such as donated services and goods.

In order to apply through Grants.gov, the applicant organization must first have or obtain a valid Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number, and register (or have an active registration) in the System for Award Management (SAM). The initial SAM registration can take up to six weeks.

Applicants will be notified of funding decisions by e-mail in August 2020 or December 2020.

View this Opportunity on Grants.gov:
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322055

Contact Information:

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

TTY: 800-877-8399
odh@neh.gov

National Endowment for the Humanities
400 7th Street SW
Washington, DC 20506

CFDA Number:

45.169

Funding or Pin Number:

20200115-HAA

URL for Full Text (RFP):

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