National Endowment for the Humanities
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20506
Phone, 202-606-8400. Internet, http://www.neh.gov. E-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chairman Bruce Cole
Deputy Chairman Thomas Mallon
Adviser to the Chairman Andrew Hazlett
Assistant Chairman for Planning and Jeff Thomas
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
Director, Division of Ralph Canevali, Acting
Preservation and Access
Director, Division of Public Nancy Rogers
Director, Division of Research Joyce Lee Malcolm
Director, Federal/State Edythe Manza
Director, Office of Challenge Stephen M. Ross
Director, Office of Human Timothy G. Connelly
Director, Office of Strategic Larry Myers
Director, Office of Grants Susan Daisey
Director, Office of Public Noel Milan
Director, Office of Publications Mary Lou Beatty
Equal Employment Opportunity Willie McGhee
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...