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Issue: National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) provides direct grants to museums, universities, archives, and libraries in support of research, education, and preservation. Due to high demand and extremely limited funding, NEH is only able to fund a small percentage of the proposals it receives. The agency also provides annual grants to state humanities councils in every state and US territory. NEH received $167.5 million in FY 2021 appropriations.

  • We urge Congress to provide the House-passed level of $201 million in FY 2022 for the NEH and provide a robust funding increase for FY 2023.

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