[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
    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

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    Inspector General                             Sheldon Bernstein
        Administrative Services Officer           Barry Maynes
        Chief Information Officer                 Brett Bobley
        Director, Division of Education           Michael Poliakoff
        Director, Division of                     Thomas Mallon
                Preservation and Access
        Director, Division of Public              Nancy Rogers
        Director, Division of Research            Kenneth Kolson, Acting
        Director, Federal/State                   Edythe Manza
        Director, Office of Challenge             Stephen M. Ross
        Director, Office of Human                 Timothy G. Connelly
        Director, Office of Strategic             Larry Myers
        Director, Office of Grants                Susan Daisey
        Director, Office of Public                Noel Milan
        Director, Office of Publications          Mary Lou Beatty
        Equal Employment Opportunity              Willie McGhee


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 
    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.

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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, 
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].