[United States Government Manual] [June 01, 2005] [Pages 462-465] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov]
National Endowment for the Humanities 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20506 Phone, 202-606-8400. Internet, www.neh.gov. E-mail, [email protected]. Chairman Bruce Cole Deputy Chairman Lynne Munson Senior Adviser Anne Radice Senior Counselor to the Chairman Cherie Harder Special Assistant to the Chairman Andrew Hazlett Assistant Chairman for Planning and Jeff Thomas Operations Assistant Chairman for Partnership Carole Watson and National Affairs Assistant Chairman for Programs Howard Dickman Director, We the People Program Richard Fonte Director, Communications Erik Lokkesmoe General Counsel Daniel Schneider [[Page 463]] Inspector General Sheldon Bernstein Administrative Services Officer Barry Maynes Chief Information Officer Brett Bobley Director, Division of Education Michael Poliakoff Programs Director, Division of Thomas Mallon Preservation and Access Director, Division of Public Nancy Rogers Programs Director, Division of Research Kenneth Kolson, Acting Programs Director, Federal/State Edythe Manza Partnership Director, Office of Challenge Stephen M. Ross Grants Director, Office of Human Timothy G. Connelly Resources Director, Office of Strategic Larry Myers Planning Director, Office of Grants Susan Daisey Management Director, Office of Public Noel Milan Affairs Director, Office of Publications Mary Lou Beatty Equal Employment Opportunity Willie McGhee Officer ------------------------------------------------------------------------ The National Endowment for the Humanities is an independent, grantmaking agency established by Congress in 1965 to support research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. According to the agency's authorizing legislation, the term ``humanities'' includes, but is not limited to, the study of the following: language, both modern and classical; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archeology; comparative religion; ethics; the history, criticism, and theory of the arts; and those aspects of the social sciences that employ historical or philosophical approaches. The Endowment makes grantsto individuals, groups, or institutions-- schools, colleges, universities, museums, public television stations, libraries, public agencies, and nonprofit private groups to increase understanding and appreciation of the humanities. Challenge Grants Nonprofit institutions interested in developing new sources of long-term support for educational, scholarly, preservation,and public programs in the humanities may be assisted in these efforts by a challenge grant. For further information, call 202-606-8309. Education Through grants to educational institutions and fellowshipsto scholars and teachers, this division strengthens sustained thoughtful study of the humanities at all levels of education. For further information, call 202-606-8500. Federal/State Partnership Humanities committees in each of the 50 States, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, and Guam receive grants from the Endowment, which they, in turn, grant to support humanities programs at the local level. For further information, call 202-606-8254. Preservationand Access This division supports projects that will create, preserve, and increase the availability of resources important for research, education, and public programming in the humanities. For further information, call 202-606-8570. Public Programs This division strives to fulfill the Endowment's mandate ``to increase public understanding of the humanities'' by supporting those institutions and organizations that develop and present humanities programming for general audiences. For further information, call 202-606-8269. Research This division promotes original research in the humanities by providing grants for significant research projects. For further information, call 202-606-8200. [[Page 464]] [GRAPHIC] [TIFF OMITTED] T201944.048 [[Page 465]] We the People Program This office coordinates programs throughout the agency on American history, culture, and principles. For further information, call 202-606-8310. Sources of Information Employment For employment information, contact the NEH Job Line. Phone, 202-606-8281. Grants Those interested in applying for a grant in the humanities should request information, guidelines, and application forms from the Endowment's Office of Public Affairs, Room 402, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20506. Phone, 202-606-8400, or visit our Web site. Publications The ``Pocket Guide to NEH'' provides a convenient overview of NEH's mission, history, funded projects, current initiatives, and grant opportunities. It and other publications may be obtained from the Office of Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Humanities, Room 402, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20506. Phone, 202-606-8400, or visit our Web site. The bimonthly review of issues in the humanities, entitled Humanities, is available by subscription ($24 domestic, $33.60 foreign) through the Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954 or by phone at 202-512-1800. For further information, contact the Office of Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Humanities, Room 402, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20506. Phone, 202-606-8400 or 800-NEH-1121. TDD, 202-606- 8282 or 866-372-2930. Internet, www.neh.gov. E-mail, [email protected].