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National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.

State Humanities Councils

The 56 humanities councils located in U.S. states and territories support local humanities programs and events. The state humanities councils are funded in part by the federal government through NEH. They also receive funding from private donations, foundations, corporations, and, in some cases, state government. To find out more about the humanities council near you, visit this site for a full listing.

American Council of Learned Societies

The American Council of Learned Societies is a private non-profit federation of sixty-four national scholarly organizations. The mission of the ACLS, as set forth in its Constitution, is "the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies."

National Humanities Alliance

The National Humanities Alliance (NHA) is a coalition of more than eighty associations concerned with national humanities policy. The alliance is the only organization that represents the U.S. humanities community as a whole.

The Library of Congress

The nation's oldest federal cultural institution. The Library preserves a collection of nearly 121 million items...

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a national research library devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world.