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Government Documents - Independent Agencies, Boards, and Commissions: National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities

Overview of the publications of federal boards, commissions, and other bodies in the Government Documents Collection.

The National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities was created in 1965 and includes the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Instititue of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. These entities make grants to support the arts, humanities, libraries, and museums.

Government Documents has a number of publications relating to the NEA and NEH, such as their annual reports. Our holdings include:

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We also have a number of congressional hearings, reports, and documents concerning the activities of and appropriations for the NEA, NEH, and IMLS. You can search for these in ProQuest Congressional and U.S. Congressional Serial Set (UHM login required). Please ask a librarian for assistance in locating the hearings, reports, and documents in our collection.

Each of these agencies provides grants to both individuals and organizations.  To search for available grants click on the links below.

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