National Endowment for the Humanities

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National Endowment for the Humanities

1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20506

Phone, 202-606-8400. Internet, http://www.neh.gov. E-mail, info@neh.gov.

Chairman Bruce Cole

Deputy Chairman Thomas Mallon

Adviser to the Chairman Andrew Hazlett

Assistant Chairman for Planning and Jeff Thomas

Operations

Assistant Chairman for Partnership Carole Watson

and National Affairs

Director, We the People Program Thomas Lindsay

Director, Communications Noel Milan, Acting

General Counsel Michael McDonald

Director, Congressional Affairs Brian Lee

Inspector General Sheldon Bernstein

Administrative Services Officer Barry Maynes

Chief Information Officer Brett Bobley

Director, Division of Education Michael Poliakoff

Programs

Director, Division of Ralph Canevali, Acting

Preservation and Access

Director, Division of Public Nancy Rogers

Programs

Director, Division of Research Joyce Lee Malcolm

Programs

Director, Federal/State Edythe Manza

Partnership

Director, Office of Challenge Stephen M. Ross

Grants

Director, Office of Human Timothy G. Connelly

Resources

Director, Office of Strategic Larry Myers

Planning

Director, Office of Grants Susan Daisey

Management

Director, Office of Public Noel Milan

Affairs

Director, Office of Publications Mary Lou Beatty

Equal Employment Opportunity Willie McGhee

Officer

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The National Endowment for the Humanities is an independent, grantmaking agency established by Congress in 1965 to support research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.

According to the agency's authorizing legislation, the term

``humanities'' includes, but is not limited to, the study of the following: language, both modern and classical; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archeology; comparative religion; ethics; the history, criticism, and theory of the arts; and those aspects of the social sciences that employ historical or philosophical approaches.

The Endowment makes grants to individuals, groups, or institutions--

schools, colleges, universities, museums, public television stations, libraries, public agencies, and nonprofit private groups to increase understanding and appreciation of the humanities.

Challenge Grants Nonprofit institutions interested in developing new sources of long-term support for educational, scholarly, preservation, and public programs in the humanities may be assisted in these efforts by a challenge...

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