Landmarks of American History and Culture: Workshops for School Teachers

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Landmarks of American History and Culture: Workshops for School Teachers: As part of its We the People initiative, NEH seeks proposals for a series of one-week residence-based workshops for K-12 educators that use historic sites to address central themes and issues in American history, government, literature, art history, or other related subjects in the humanities. The goals of the workshops are to: * provide teachers with training and experience in the use and interpretation of historical sites and the material resources and archival evidence of American history and culture; * increase knowledge and appreciation of places significant to American history and culture; and * encourage historical sites to develop greater capacity and scale for professional development programs. Workshops should be held at or near sites important to American history and culture (e.g., presidential residences or libraries, Colonial-era settlements, major battlefields, historic districts, and sites associated with major writers or artists). Applicants should make a compelling case for the historical significance of the site, the documents and material resources available for use, and the ways the site will enhance the workshop.
Federal Grant Title: Landmarks of American History and Culture: Workshops for School Teachers
Federal Agency Name: National Endowment for the Humanities
Grant Categories: Humanities
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 20070315-BH
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 45.163
CFDA Descriptions: Promotion of the Humanities_Professional Development
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2007
Posted Date: Nov 30, 2006
Creation Date: Dec 28, 2006
Archive Date: Apr 14, 2007
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $240,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments City or township governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Independent school districts Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Private institutions of higher education State governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Special district governments
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Grant Announcement Contact
Division of Education Programs
National Endowment for the Humanities
Room 302
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20506
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