National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - Division of Education Programs
08/12/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Grant to a USA nonprofit or IHE to host two national conferences to explore the current state of civics, government, and American history education in K-12 schools. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The successful applicant will publish and disseminate the findings and best practices to the general public and the education community.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)’s Division of Education Programs is accepting applications for a fifteen-month cooperative agreement of up to $650,000 to plan, develop, and implement a series of two national convenings that will focus on an assessment of the state of civics education and knowledge of American history and government in K-12 education and publish a report on the findings for voluntary use by the education community. Following publication of the report, the cooperator will organize a national forum in Washington, D.C. to disseminate the reports’ findings, which will serve as the launch event of a robust national dissemination strategy, including both traditional and digital media, to the education community and general public.
The goal of the project will be to highlight innovative evidence-based approaches, learning strategies, and professional development, with an emphasis on activities and programs that benefit low-income and underserved populations.
The convenings will bring together roughly 20-30 non-federal national leaders, researchers, and practitioners from educational institutions, and non-profit and for-profit organizations, and should serve as a forum to share ideas and solutions. They will also offer opportunities to analyze gaps in the field expressed by practitioners, experts, and scholars, and to facilitate a national conversation about literacy in American history and civics. Approximately 50 federal staff members will also attend the convenings. The national forum will include up to 300 attendees, including the national convening participants.
Indicators of successful projects:
GrantWatch ID#: 186447
Up to $650,000
The period of performance is October 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020. The first convening must be held no later than February 14, 2020. The second convening must be held no later than March 31, 2020.
The report for voluntary use by the education community must be published no later than August 31, 2020. The national forum must be held in Washington, D.C. no later than September 15, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Division of Education Programs
National Endowment for the Humanities
400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, DC 20506
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