Tag: National Endowment for the Humanities

  • DEADLINES | National Endowment for the Humanities seeks media projects for grant program

    WASHINGTON, D.C.| Through the America’s Media Makers program, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports the creation of interactive digital media and film, television, and radio projects that engage the public in the exploration of humanities concepts. Under the program, NEH offers two kinds of grants. Development grants enable media producers to collaborate with scholars to develop humanities content and prepare programs for production. Grants should result in a script or a design document and should also yield a detailed plan for outreach and public engagement in collaboration with a partner organization or organizations. Production grants support the production and distribution of digital projects, films, television programs, radio programs, and related programs that have the potential to engage the public. NEH encourages projects in multiple formats so as to better engage the public in the exploration of the humanities. Projects might include complementary components that expand or deepen the audience’s understanding of a subject — for example, museum exhibitions, book/film discussion programs, or other formats that engage audiences in new ways. Deadline is August 14, 2013. Awards range in amount from $100,000 to $800,000 for a period of one to three years. In rare circumstances, Chairman’s Special Awards of up …