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CH-233629-16

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350)
Bryan Giemza (Project Director: May 2015 to October 2019)
Nicholas Graham (Project Director: October 2019 to present)
The Southern Historical Collection's African American Collections and Outreach Archivist and Outreach Programming for African

Endowment funding for an African American Collections and Outreach Archivist and associated outreach programming for African American History.

The Southern Historical Collection in UNC-CH Wilson Special Collections Library is applying to the NEH Challenge Grant program for a $500,000 matching grant. The SHC will raise permanent endowment funding ($1,500,000) in matching gifts from individuals and foundations. Income for the endowment raised will support the salary and benefits for the position of African American Collections and Outreach Archivist and will provide the resources needed for that person to conduct outreach programming to in African American history and archives. The long term goal is to strengthen community-driven archives and create sustainable curatorial partnerships with historically under-represented communities.

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Project fields:
African American History; African Studies

Program:
Challenge Grants

Division:
Challenge Programs

Totals (matching):
$500,000 (approved)
$500,000 (offered)
$474,261 (awarded)

Grant period:
12/1/2014 – 8/30/2021