NEH Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants

Posted: June 25, 2022

Deadline: September 27, 2022

Grantor: National Endowment for the Humanities

Additional Information

The purpose of the program is to strengthen the institutional base of the humanities by enabling infrastructure development and capacity building. Awards of federal matching funds aim to help institutions secure long-term support for their core activities and expand efforts to preserve and create access to outstanding humanities materials. The program supports two distinct types of projects, each with its own Notice of Funding Opportunity:

  • Capital Projects support the purchase, design, construction, restoration, or renovation of facilities for humanities activities. This includes costs related to planning as well as the purchase and installation of related moveable and permanently affixed equipment for exhibiting, maintaining, monitoring, and protecting collections (whether on exhibit or in storage), and for critical building systems, such as electrical, heating ventilation and air conditioning, security, life safety, lighting, utilities, telecommunications, and energy management. 
  • Digital Infrastructure supports the maintenance, modernization, and sustainability of existing digital scholarly projects and platforms.

Notices of Funding Opportunity

There is an Optional Draft deadline of August 17, 2022.

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Office of Challenge Programs

National Endowment for the Humanities

400 Seventh Street, SW

Washington, DC 20506


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