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Date range: 2011-2013
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Spokane Public Radio, Inc. (Spokane, WA 99205-4548)
Verne Windham (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - 12/12/2012); Cary Boyce (Project Director, 12/13/2012 - present)
CH-51072-14
Spokane Public Radio "New Studio and Stations Project"

To support: Purchase and renovation of an historic building for administrative offices and construction of a new broadcast facility.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2017

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94720-1501)
Mari Lyn Salvador (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - present)
CH-51115-14
Transforming the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum: Engagement, Education, and Exhibition

To support: Improved collections storage conditions, renovation of the exhibition gallery, development of a dedicated Study Center, and creation of a California Indian basket weavers' garden for the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $400,000
Grant period: 12/1/2012 – 7/31/2017

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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

Carnegie Institute (Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
Louise Lippincott (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - present)
CH-51048-13
The Charles Harris Archivist Endowment

To support: Endowment for a key humanities position to oversee the archive of African American photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris (1908-1998).

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $300,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2017

Fordham University (Bronx, NY 10458-9993)
George Demacopoulos (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - present)
CH-51055-13
Enhancing Orthodox Christian Studies at Fordham University

To support: Endowment of a faculty-in-residence research fellowship, an annual dissertation-completion fellowship, and humanities programming in Orthodox Christian Studies.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2017

Preservation Society of Newport County (Newport, RI 02840)
John Tschirch (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - 06/23/2013); Laurie Ossman (Project Director, 06/24/2013 - present)
CH-51065-13
Endowment for a Fellows Program

To support: Endowment to expand the Society's Fellows Program by supporting stipends for four annual one-year fellowships.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2017

Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus (University Park, PA 16802)
J. Hogan (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - present)
CH-51067-13
The Center for Democratic Deliberation: Rhetorical Scholarship and Civic Education for the Twenty-First Century

To support: Endowment of the activities of the Center for Democratic Deliberation.

Project fields: Composition and Rhetoric
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $334,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2016

Arkansas State University, Main Campus (State University, AR 72467)
Ruth Hawkins (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - present)
CH-51106-13
Historic Dyess Colony: A New Deal Farm Experiment

To support: Restoration of buildings at the Historic Dyess Colony, an agricultural resettlement colony during the New Deal era that aided in recovery from the Great Depression.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2016

New York Botanical Garden (Bronx, NY 10458)
Susan Fraser (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - present)
CH-51111-13
Generating an Endowment in Support of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library's Core Humanities Activities

To support: Endowment for collections acquisition, conservation supplies and staff time, and library exhibition program expenses for the NYBG's LuEsther T. Mertz Library.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $300,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2017

Hiram College (Hiram, OH 44234-9539)
Kirsten Parkinson (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - present)
CH-51124-13
The Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature: Extending Humanities Scholarship and Learning Throughout our Community

To support: Endowment of a community reading program and scholar-in-residence in the Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature.

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $75,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2017

U.S.S. Constitution Museum (Boston, MA 02129-0215)
Sarah Watkins (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - present)
CH-51126-13
Sharing the Stories: Research and Interpretation at the USS Constitution Museum

To support: Endowment to enhance interpretive opportunities for all ages by providing partial support for two humanities positions and related activities.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $200,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2017

Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, OH 44106-1797)
Caroline Goeser (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - 04/27/2014); Katherine Solender (Project Director, 04/28/2014 - present)
CH-51127-13
Cleveland Museum of Art Interpretation Endowment Challenge Grant

To support: Endowment for the museum's interpretation staff and the development of humanities-based interpretive materials for refreshed gallery interpretation.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2017

Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH 44074-1099)
Andria Derstine (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - present)
CH-51133-13
Endowment of the Office of the Curator of Asian Art at the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College

To support: Endowment for a humanities curator and related programming for the Allen Memorial Art Museum.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2017

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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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)

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

To support: 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

University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD 57069-2390)
Margaret Banks (Project Director, 05/09/2012 - 01/30/2013); Cleveland Johnson (Project Director, 01/31/2013 - present)
CH-51104
National Music Museum Expansion and Renovation Initiative

To support: Renovation and expansion of the National Music Museum.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Challenge Grants
Division: Challenge Grants
Total amount offered: $500,000
Grant period: 12/1/2011 – 7/31/2016

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