Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program

The National Endowment for the Humanities invites applications to the Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program. This program is designed to encourage innovations in the digital humanities. By awarding grants to support the planning stages, NEH aims to encourage the development of innovative projects that promise to benefit the humanities. Proposals should be for the planning or initial stages of digital initiatives in any area of the humanities. All applicants must propose an innovative approach, method, tool, or idea that has not been used before in the humanities. NEH is requesting proposals for projects that take some risks in the pursuit of innovation and excellence. Two levels of awards will be made in this program. Level I awards are small grants designed to fund brainstorming sessions, workshops, early alpha-level prototypes, and initial planning. Level II awards are larger grants that can be used for more fully-formed projects that are ready to begin implementation or the creation of working prototypes. Level I Grants range from $5,000 to $25,000 in outright funding. Level II Grants range from $25,001 to $50,000 in outright funding.

Due October 6, 2009

For more information.