The National Humanities Alliance has informed us of the following June news:
- On June 1, the National Historical Publications and Records Commission awarded 88 grants totaling $7,038,063 for projects in 36 states, Puerto Rico and DC. See the press release for a list of awardees.
- On June 10, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced $20 million in grant awards and offers for 120 humanities projects in 43 states and DC. The funding supports a wide variety of projects, including traveling exhibitions, collaborative research, scholarly editions, advanced scholarly training in digital humanities, digitization of historic newspapers, programming offered by state humanities councils, and preservation of cultural heritage collections. See the press release for details.
- On June 15, Congressmen Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Charlie Dent (R-PA) announced the launch of the National Heritage Areas Caucus.