This Funder Tool Kit specifically highlights the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). It includes news, priorities, funding opportunities, and award history, as well as proposal guidance and resources. The Funder Tool Kits are a collaborative effort between the UCF Libraries and ORC Research Development Team.
Cross search the UCF Libraries Catalog and many of the databases, journals, magazines, newspapers and ebooks.
Budget / Performance / Legal Documents - Information on NEH's Budget, Planning, and Performance Results (Budget Appropriations, Budget Requests to Congress, Annual Reports and Administrative Reports)
Social Media - guidelines and helpful links
Pivot database (NEH saved search) - find, track, and share current/anticipated funding opportunities
NEH - Search for a Grant - Opportunities listed at the NEH website
Grants.gov (NEH search) - Browse current/forecasted NEA funding opportunities
NEH Awards Database - Searchable database of NEH awards. Grants can be searched by state, congressional district, institution, key word, or by year.
Sample Proposals - The National Endowment for the Humanities typically provides three to four sample proposals for each funding opportunity. The following are links to samples provided by NEH.
This list is a just a small selection of the samples which NEH makes available. More samples are available at the NEH FOIA Samples Application Narratives list and individual NEH program announcements.
NEH FOIA Guide - Additional information about NEH’s FOIA program and other FOIA resources can be found by accessing the links below:
The ORC Research Development Team maintains a library of internal/external submitted proposals and can assist with securing a sample and submitting FOIA requests. Contact Madhavi (Maddy) Chokshi for more information.
Grants.gov is the platform used for NEH application submissions. Each application has specified required forms. Please follow the RFP and application guidelines.
Typical mandatory forms in NEH application packages:
Typical NEH grant applications also include the following:
Grant Program Highlights, by NEH Division
A unique approach to supporting large, complex proposal submissions.
R: The Research Development team promises to rapidly Respond to investigator needs by immediately making ourselves available and beginning the research support process.
E: The Research Development team can Evaluate needs and available assets based on agency/RFP guidelines, existing infrastructure, collaboration requirements, and special requests (such as samples from the proposal library or FOIA requests and templates created for the specific announcement/agency).
A: The Research Development team can Assist with proposal components and coordinate efforts with the C&G team and College/Institute Administrators. Research Development can help prepare non-technical components of the proposal such as Facilities Equipment & Other Resources, Current & Pending Support, Letters of Collaboration, Biographical Sketches, Collaborators & Other Affiliations, research timeline tables, and perform searches for UCF facts and demographics/enrollment data. We can point to on-line materials that support the proposal preparation.
C: The Research Development team can Coordinate the proposal progress through meeting/communication assistance, identification and connection with collaborators/partners, document management, review coordination (editorial review, technical peer review), proposal progress scheduling, and follow-ups with collaborators.
T: The Research Development team can Track proposals through the stages of revision and finalization, and can provide post-submission evaluation.