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Date range: 2010-2012
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Northwest Indian College (Bellingham, WA 98226-9278)
Sharon Kinley (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50885-13
Construction of the Coast Salish Institute and Creation of Humanities Endowment

Construction, fixtures, furniture, and equipment, as well as endowment and fundraising expenses, for the Coast Salish Institute to enable the college to continue preserving and revitalizing the endangered Coast Salish culture and language.

Project fields: Native American Studies
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2016

University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI 53706-1314)
Cora Lee Kluge (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50975-13
Max Kade Institute Library Project

Remodeling the new Max Kade Institute Library and Archives and endowment for a librarian/archivist position and for acquisitions.

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Project fields: American Studies
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $300,000
Grant period: 1/1/2012 – 12/31/2017

Universidad del Este (Carolina, PR 00984-2010)
Jaime Partsch (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50997-13
Jesus T. Piñero Library

Construction of the Jesús T. Piñero Library and Social Research Center.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

California State University, Fullerton (Fullerton, CA 92831-3599)
Natalie Fousekis (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-51018-13
The Center for Oral and Public History Relocation and Expansion Initiative

Relocation and expansion of the Center for Oral and Public History to include climate-conrolled archival storage space; a student collaborative learning lab; and conference, processing, and reading rooms.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

City of Seward, Alaska (Seward, AK 99664-0167)
Patricia Linville (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50802-12
Seward Community Library Museum Project

Design, construction, and furnishing of a combined library and museum building.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2015

Shelburne Museum (Shelburne, VT 05482)
Stephan Jost (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - 04/26/2011); Robert Skiff (Project Director, 04/26/2011 - 12/29/2011); Thomas Denenberg (Project Director, 12/30/2011 - present)
CH-50803-12
Support of the construction of a year-round exhibition and education facility at Shelburne Museum

Construction of a year-round exhibition and education facility at Shelburne Museum.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Sonoma County Museum (Santa Rosa, CA 95401-5233)
Diane Evans (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50884-12
Sonoma County Museum: Collections Initiative

Endowment for collections care and a collections registrar position, and the retrofitting of a warehouse space with museum-quality storage equipment.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $250,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Teachers College, Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Anand Marri (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - 09/16/2012); Thomas James (Project Director, 09/17/2012 - present)
CH-50926-12
History Education for All: A Proposal to Establish a Center for History Education at Teachers College at Columbia University

Endowment for a Center for History Education that includes a graduate fellowship program, a digital history portal, and curricular innovations.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Gilcrease Museum Management Trust (Tulsa, OK 74104-9700)
Duane King (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50940-12
Endowment for the Gilcrease Museum's Chief Conservator's Position

Endowment for the position of Chief Conservator for care of the Gilcrease Museum's collections of art and artifacts of the American West.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $400,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2016

Winterthur Museum (Winterthur, DE 19735)
Lois Price (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50944-12
Endowing the Director of Conservation Position at Winterthur

Endowment for the Director of Conservation position at Winterthur to enhance thle museum's extensive programs in conservation.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc (Lawrence, KS 66045-3101)
Victor Bailey (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50951-12
Advancing Research Collaboration in the Humanities (ARCH)

Endowment for programs designed to encourage, develop, and advance collaborative research in the humanities at the University of Kansas's Hall Center for the Humanities and in the community.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2016

Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504)
Roger Berkowitz (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50952-12
Endow Junior Fellowships, Humanities Lecturer, and Humanities Programs of The Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College

Endow speaker series, fellowships for junior scholars, workshops, and other programs at the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities at Bard College.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Maymont Foundation (Richmond, VA 23220)
Dale Wheary (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50956-12
Transforming the Humanities at Maymont

Endowment for staff salaries, scholar-in-residence stipends, and advisory panel costs as well as direct costs for outdoor signage.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Mass Humanities (Northampton, MA 01060-2406)
John Sieracki (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - 02/14/2012); David Tebaldi (Project Director, 02/15/2012 - present)
CH-50962-12
Fund for New Communities

Endow a Fund for New Communities that will enable the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities to expand its Clemente Course in the Humanities to four sites.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Lawrence University (Appleton, WI 54911-5798)
David Burrows (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50974-12
Endowing Liberal Arts Postdoctoral Fellows in the Humanities at Lawrence University

Endowment for two dedicated postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities.

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2016

Hastings Center (Garrison, NY 10524-4125)
Erik Parens (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50976-12
The Hastings Center Humanities Research Initiative

Endowment for a Senior Humanities Research Scholar and travel costs for visiting scholars as part of The Hastings Center Humanities Research Initiative.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, MA 02115)
Oliver Tostmann (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - 07/30/2014); Christina Nielsen (Project Director, 07/31/2014 - present)
CH-50989-12
Humanities Exhibition and Program Fund

Endowment for humanities exhibitions and programs in a new wing of the museum.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Bentley University (Waltham, MA 02452-4705)
Christopher Beneke (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50991-12
The Humanities in a Business University

Endowment for progrqms that integrate the humanities with business education, including a research seminar and affiliated fellowships in the humanities; visiting humanities scholars programs; and an undergraduate fellows seminar.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $395,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Oklahoma Christian University (Edmond, OK 73013-5599)
R. Scott LaMascus (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-50995-12
Building Bridges between Academe and the Community: The McBride Center for Public Humanities

Endowment for a variety of programs in the McBride Center for Public Humanities, including a visiting scholar program, lecture series, symposia, and programs for school students and teachers.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $200,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library (Cedar Rapids, IA 52404)
Jan Stoffer (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-51001-12
Growing the NCSML endowment for support of the education department

Endowment for the museum's education department, including a staff position, lecture series, research fellowships conferences, internships, and Web-based humanities currriculum.

Project fields: Ethnic Studies
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT 06459-3208)
Jeanine Basinger (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-51003-12
Endowment for a permanent, dedicated position of Curator for the Wesleyan Cinema Archives

Endow archivist/curator position in the Wesleyan Cinema Archives, a major repository of materials on the motion picture arts, culture, and industry.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Newton Historical Society (Newton, MA 02458-1433)
Cynthia Stone (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-51016-12
Land, Liberty, and Leadership: Endowing the Interpretation of the Durant-Kenrick Homestead

Endowment for a half-time Museum Educator position responsible for public and school programming in the humanities at the Durant-Kenrick Homestead.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $100,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Museum of History and Industry (Seattle, WA 98109-4330)
Leonard Garfield (Project Director, 05/13/2011 - present)
CH-51021-12
"History is Moving" Capital Campaign: MOHAI Endowment Fund

Endowment for increased collections staff salaries and benefits for enhanced programming at a new facility.

[Media coverage]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $425,000
Grant period: 12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016

Paul Revere Memorial Association (Boston, MA 02113-2405)
Nina Zannieri (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50691-11
Campaign to Renew the Paul Revere House Historic Site

Funding supports the renovation of an 1835 abutting structure at 5/6 Lathrop Place to create an Education and Visitor Center, plus an endowment for humanities programming.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $300,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2014

Pratt Museum (Homer, AK 99603)
Heather Beggs (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - 12/02/2009); Diane Converse (Project Director, 12/02/2009 - present)
CH-50710-11
Capital Improvements to Expand, Preserve, Interpret, and Share Humanities Collections

Funding supports a renovation to expand collections storage space and improve environmental controls; creation of dedicated program space and facilities for research, conservation, and exhibit preparation.

Project fields: U.S. Regional Studies
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $750,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2017

Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore, MD 21218-3827)
Thomas Primeau (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50770-11
Conservation Endowment

Funding supports an endowment for the Director of Conservation position as well as direct funds for the acquisition of a portable x-ray fluorescence spectrometer.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $750,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 8/31/2014

Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, MD 21201-5185)
Jacqueline Copeland (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50809-11
Endowing Education Leadership for the Future at the Walters Art Museum

Endowment for key humanities education positions.

Project fields: Education
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Rogers Historical Museum (Rogers, AR 72756)
Gaye Bland (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - 10/16/2013); John Burroughs (Project Director, 10/17/2013 - present)
CH-50816-11
Campaign for a Major Expansion of the Rogers Historical Museum

Construction, fixtures, furniture, equipment, and fundraising expenses for a new museum facility that will house interpretive exhibit galleries, collections processing and storage areas, programming spaces, and offices.

[Media coverage]
Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2017

Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia, PA 19106-2702)
Ronald Brashear (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50821-11
Creating a Collections Endowment for the Chemical Heritage Foundation

Endowment for acquisition and preservation of collections.

Project fields: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2014

American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, MA 01609-1634)
Georgia Barnhill (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - 07/18/2012); Nan Wolverton (Project Director, 07/19/2012 - present)
CH-50824-11
Challenge Grant for endowing AAS's Center for Historic American Visual Culture

Endowment (and bridge funding) for the Center for Historic American Visual Culture, including salary for a part-time director and a part-time graphic arts cataloger, as well as expenses for conferences, workshops, and seminars.

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Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC 27109)
David Phillips (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - 09/01/2011); Mary Foskett (Project Director, 09/01/2011 - present)
CH-50828-11
Wake Forest University Humanities Institute

Endowment and bridge funding for the programs in a new Humanities Institute at Wake Forest University.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Dane County Library Service (Madison, WI 53703)
Julie Chase (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50834-11
Building a Dane County Libraries Humanities Endowment Fund

Endowment of a variety of humanities programs including a lecture series, mobile outreach, traveling exhibits, and collaborative initiatives.

Project fields: Library Science
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $350,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Yakima Valley Museum and Historical Association (Yakima, WA 98902-3766)
John Baule (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - 03/26/2014); Cynthia Wells (Project Director, 03/26/2014 - 06/10/2014); John Baule (Project Director, 06/11/2014 - present)
CH-50837-11
Ensuring A Future For Yakima Valley's Heritage

Endowment for humanities exhibitions and programs.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2016

Rutgers University, Newark (Newark, NJ 07104-3010)
Clement Price (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - 03/10/2015); Mark Krasovic (Project Director, 03/11/2015 - present)
CH-50841-11
The Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience

Endowment and bridge funds to support two public humanities programs: City Children and Their Cultures (which brings scholars to Newark to discuss a wide range of child-centered topics) and Teachers As Scholars (a professional development program for K-12 teachers).

Project fields: Ethnic Studies
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $250,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

American Council of Learned Societies (New York, NY 10017-6706)
Pauline Yu (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50844-11
Endowment Campaign for ACLS Fellowship Program

Endowment for additional research fellowships and increased stipends for fellows.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Howard University (Washington, DC 20059-0001)
Dana Williams (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50846-11
Sterling Allen Brown Endowed Chair in English and the Humanities

Endowment for salary supplements for visiting scholars, a humanities seminar, and a humanities atelier, plus bridge funding for those activities.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2016

Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum (Ignacio, CO 81130)
Lynn Brittner (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - 09/19/2012); Nathan Strong Elk (Project Director, 09/20/2012 - 04/27/2014); Shirley Cloud-Lane (Project Director, 04/28/2014 - present)
CH-50858-11
Innovative Programs of the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum

Endowment for humanities programming in new facilities on the Southern Ute Reservation.

Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $213,333
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2017

University of Nebraska, Board of Regents (Lincoln, NE 68588-0430)
Katherine Walter (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50869-11
Center for Digital Research in the Humanities Endowment

Endowment for programs at the University of Nebraska's Center for Digital Research in the Humanities.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

New Bedford Whaling Museum (New Bedford, MA 02740)
Gregory Galer (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - 08/12/2013); Alison Smart (Project Director, 08/13/2013 - present)
CH-50875-11
New Bedford Whaling Museum Humanities Endowment Challenge

Endowment for humanities staff salaries, interpretive exhibitions, and humanities programs, as well as fundraising costs.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Newark Museum (Newark, NJ 07102-3109)
Christa Clarke (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50876-11
African Art at the Newark Museum: Building for the Second Century

Renovation/expansion of the museum's African galleries and endowment to support programs, publications, and a new assistant curator for the Arts of Africa collection.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2016

California State University, Fresno Foundation (Fresno, CA 93740-0001)
Vida Samiian (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50879-11
Establishment of an Endowment to Support the Middle East Studies Program at California State University, Fresno

Endowment to advance the Middle East Studies Program (MESP), including salary enhancement for a faculty chair, faculty development and travel, graduate assistantships, visiting guest lecturers, conferences, and curriculum and materials development.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2015

Theatre for a New Audience (New York, NY 10706)
Joseph Giardina (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - 12/15/2010); Katie Miller (Project Director, 12/15/2010 - present)
CH-50880-11
Theatre for a New Audience: Expanding Humanities Programming and Establishing a Humanities Endowment Fund

Endowment and bridge funding for new and expanded humanities programming, publications, and staff salary enhancements.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Kaywin Feldman (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50889-11
NEH Challenge Grant Request for Mid-Level Curatorships

Endowment for mid-level curatorial positions in Asian Art.

[Media coverage]
Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

College of Idaho (Caldwell, ID 83605-4432)
Mark Smith (Project Director, 05/13/2010 - present)
CH-50904-11
An Endowed Chair in Judaic Studies

Endowment for a chair in Judaic Studies and a lecture series.

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Project fields: History, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2009 – 7/31/2015

Lake County Library District (Lakeview, OR 97630-1539)
Amy Hutchinson (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50683-10
The Lake County Centennial Library Project Enhancements for the Humanities

Funding supports construction costs for the humanities-related portions of a new public library facility serving rural Lake County in eastern Oregon.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $300,000
Grant period: 12/1/2007 – 6/30/2013

Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus (University Park, PA 16802)
Sanford Thatcher (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - 12/11/2009); Patrick Alexander (Project Director, 12/11/2009 - present)
CH-50685-10
Pursuing Penn State's Dream for Excellence in the Humanities Through Publishing

Endowment for publications in fifteen humanities series published by Penn State University Press and making use of varied digital formats.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $300,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2013

Dickinson State University Foundation (Dickinson, ND 58601-4819)
Clay Jenkinson (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50692-10
The Theodore Roosevelt Center of Dickinson State University

Endowment for a chair in Theodore Roosevelt studies and for related library acquisitions.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2015

Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (Lincoln, NE 68503-1409)
David Feingold (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50695-10
Telling Nebraska Stories in the Digital Age

A digital humanities endowment fund to support scholarly involvement and expand NET's capacity to conduct future digital projects.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2007 – 7/31/2014

Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation (West Barnstable, MA 02668-1599)
Jeanmarie Fraser (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50700-10
Expansion and Endowment of the W.B. Nickerson Cape Cod History Archives

Funding supports renovations to the college's library to house and safeguard the W.B. Nickerson Cape Cod History Archives, and an endowment for acquisitions and other archival costs.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $170,000
Grant period: 6/1/2007 – 7/31/2013

American Research Center in Sofia, Inc. (Ithaca, NY 14853)
Kevin Clinton (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50701-10
American Research Center in Sofia: endowment for the director's salary and library acquisitions

Endowment for humanities staff and for library acquisitions.

Project fields: Area Studies
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $750,000
Grant period: 12/1/2007 – 7/31/2019

Museum for African Art (Long Island City, NY 11101-1736)
Enid Schildkrout (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50702-10
Direct costs of fit-out of newly constructed Museum for African Art building

Funding supports final construction and outfitting costs of a new home for the Museum for African Art.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2007 – 7/31/2012

American School of Classical Studies at Athens (Princeton, NJ 08540-5232)
Irene Romano (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - 02/13/2012); Mary Emerson (Project Director, 02/14/2012 - present)
CH-50715-10
The ASCSA Libraries: A World-Class Center for Humanities Research

Funding supports capital improvements in the ASCSA's two libraries: a new HVAC system for the Blegen Library and a renovated west wing and new extension of the Gennadius Library.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $578,750
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2014

Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4700)
Lloyd Chapin (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - 06/30/2010); Nathan Andersen (Project Director, 07/01/2010 - present)
CH-50716-10
Professorship in Film Studies

Endowment for a faculty position in Film Studies and in the use of film across humanities disciplines.

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $300,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2013

Columbia University in the City of New York Trustees (New York, NY 10032)
Ronald Bayer (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50718-10
Columbia University NEH Challenge Grant

Endowment for a junior faculty position focused on global health and for related programming at the Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health.

Project fields: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $725,000
Grant period: 6/1/2007 – 7/31/2014

Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, MA 01970-7704)
Lynda Hartigan (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50724-10
Endowment of Curator of Photography

Endowment for the position of Curator of Photography and for enhanced humanities programming.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $750,000
Grant period: 12/1/2007 – 8/31/2014

Madison Children's Museum (Madison, WI 53711-2010)
Ruth Shelly (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - 10/22/2013)
CH-50727-10
Ready, Set...Grow! Capital Campaign for the New Madison Children's Museum

Funding supports the renovation of a five-story building near the State Capitol as the museum's new home.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $250,000
Grant period: 12/1/2007 – 7/31/2013

Museum of the Moving Image (Astoria, NY 11106)
Rochelle Slovin (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - 06/22/2011); Carl Goodman (Project Director, 06/22/2011 - present)
CH-50734-10
Museum of the Moving Image Education Center

Funding supports construction, furniture, fixtures, and equipment for an Education Center that will enable the museum to expand its humanities programming.

Project fields: Education
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $700,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2014

Brandeis University (Waltham, MA 02453-2700)
Adam Jaffe (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - 07/25/2011); Susan Birren (Project Director, 07/25/2011 - present)
CH-50745-10
Connecting the Humanities: Innovative Programming for the New Mandel Center for the Humanities

Funding supports a post-doctoral fellow, faculty and course development, and a coordinator for the Mandel Center for the Humanities through a ten-year spend-down fund and an endowment.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $600,000
Grant period: 12/1/2007 – 7/31/2015

Carleton College (Northfield, MN 55057-4044)
Eva Posfay (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50755-10
Carleton College Challenge Grant in Support of the Postdoctoral Fellows Endowment

Endowment for the college's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $350,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2013

Donnelly College (Kansas City, KS 66102-4298)
David-Michael Allen (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - 06/12/2014); Melissa Lenos (Project Director, 06/13/2014 - present)
CH-50765-10
Endowment Support to Advance the Humanities at Donnelly College

Endowment for a faculty position in Philosophy and Ethics and for a lecture series; direct expenditures for library acquisitions.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $485,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 7/31/2014

Dubuque County Historical Society (Dubuque, IA 52004-0305)
Jerome Enzler (Project Director, 05/06/2009 - present)
CH-50787-10
Challenge Grant for Humanities

To create an endowment to support humanities staffing, exhibitions, and interpretation.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $750,000
Grant period: 12/1/2008 – 8/31/2015

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