NEH Infrastructure Grants available

Grant Snapshot

NEH guidelines are now available for Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants! Awards up to $750,000 in federal matching funds support capital expenditures, equipment & software, collections preservation & conservation, and existing digital infrastructure. These grants have a fundraising component and offer special encouragement to projects addressing the 250th anniversary of American independence and those from HBCUs, HSIs, TCUs, and community colleges.

Optional drafts reviewed if sent by April 3. Questions welcome at or 202-606-8309. Deadline: May 15.

Maximum award amount


Open to


Expected output

 Buildings; Equipment; Digital Infrastructure

Period of performance

 Five or Six Years, Depending on Type of Institution

Application available

 March 14, 2019

Optional Draft due

 April 3, 2019

Application due

 May 15, 2019

Expected notification date

 December 31, 2019

Project start date

 January 1, 2020

Read more about this grant opportunity at:

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326


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