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  • Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit

“A comprehensive toolkit to help practitioners and middle managers build business cases to fund digital preservation activities. Created by the Jisc funded SPRUCE Project.”
http://wiki.dpconline.org/index.php?title=Digital_Preservation_Business_Case_Toolkit

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

"The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation makes grants year-round.  Use the links to the right to learn more about what the Foundation does and does not fund, the grant application process, letters of inquiry, guidelines for submitting grant proposals, and general resources for grantseekers."
http://www.sloan.org/apply-for-grants/
 

  • Arcadia Foundation

"Arcadia's key mission is to protect endangered culture and nature. This includes near extinct languages, rare historical archives and museum quality artefacts, and the protection of ecosystems and environments threatened with extinction. Although no longer part of our remit, we have historically donated to charities working to protect free societies and human rights, to encourage education and to promote philanthropy."
http://www.arcadiafund.org.uk/about/about-arcadia

  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grants

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources: "The Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Thousands of libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country maintain important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art and material culture, and digital objects. Funding from this program strengthens efforts to extend the life of such materials and make their intellectual content widely accessible, often through the use of digital technology. Awards are also made to create various reference resources that facilitate use of cultural materials, from works that provide basic information quickly to tools that synthesize and codify knowledge of a subject for in-depth investigation."
http://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/humanities-collections-and-reference-resources

 

America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants: America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations (AHCO) grants provide support for museums, libraries, historic places, and other organizations that produce public programs in the humanities.
http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/americas-historical-and-cultural-organizations-implementation-grants

 

America's Media Makers: Development Grants:
http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/americas-media-makers-development-grants

 

America's Media Makers: Production Grants: 
http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/americas-media-makers-production-grants

 

Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges: "NEH Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges grants are intended to strengthen and enrich humanities education and scholarship at community colleges or community college systems. These projects must be planned and implemented in collaboration with another institution with appropriate resources, such as a college or university, museum, research library, or professional association. Grants may be used to enhance the humanities content of existing programs, develop new programs, or lay the foundation for more extensive endeavors in the future."
http://www.neh.gov/grants/education/bridging-cultures-community-colleges

 

Challenge Grants: "NEH challenge grants are capacity-building grants, intended to help institutions and organizations secure long-term improvements in and support for their humanities programs and resources. Through these awards, many organizations and institutions have been able to increase their humanities capacity and secure the permanent support of an endowment. Grants may be used to establish or enhance endowments or spend-down funds that generate expendable earnings to support and enhance ongoing program activities. Challenge grants may also provide capital directly supporting the procurement of long-lasting objects, such as acquisitions for archives and collections, the purchase of equipment, and the construction or renovation of facilities needed for humanities activities. Funds spent directly must be shown to bring long-term benefits to the institution and to the humanities more broadly. Grantee institutions may also expend up to 10 percent of total grant funds (federal funds plus matching funds) to defray costs of fundraising to meet the NEH challenge. Because of the matching requirement, these NEH grants also strengthen the humanities by encouraging nonfederal sources of support." http://www.neh.gov/grants/challenge/challenge-grants

 

Digging Into Data Challenge: "What is the 'challenge' we speak of? The idea behind the Digging into Data Challenge is to address how "big data" changes the research landscape for the humanities and social sciences. Now that we have massive databases of materials used by scholars in the humanities and social sciences -- ranging from digitized books, newspapers, and music to transactional data like web searches, sensor data, or cell phone records -- what new, computationally-based research methods might we apply? As the world becomes increasingly digital, new techniques will be needed to search, analyze, and understand these everyday materials. Digging into Data challenges the research community to help create the new research infrastructure for 21st-century scholarship."
http://www.neh.gov/grants/odh/digging-data-challenge

 

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources: "The Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Thousands of libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country maintain important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art and material culture, and digital objects. Funding from this program strengthens efforts to extend the life of such materials and make their intellectual content widely accessible, often through the use of digital technology. Awards are also made to create various reference resources that facilitate use of cultural materials, from works that provide basic information quickly to tools that synthesize and codify knowledge of a subject for in-depth investigation."
http://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/humanities-collections-and-reference-resources

 

National Digital Newspaper Program: "NEH is soliciting proposals from institutions to participate in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP is creating a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between 1836 and 1922, from all the states and U.S. territories. This searchable database will be permanently maintained at the Library of Congress (LC) and be freely accessible via the Internet. (See the website, Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.) An accompanying national newspaper directory of bibliographic and holdings information on the website directs users to newspaper titles available in all types of formats. During the course of its partnership with NEH, LC will also digitize and contribute to the NDNP database a significant number of newspaper pages drawn from its own collections." http://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/national-digital-newspaper-program

 

 

 

 



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