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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.

About the agency

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.

Internet resources

Our holdings

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

Arts review and The cultural post (NEA newsletters)

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. Please ask a librarian for assistance in locating the hearings, reports, and documents in our collection.

Humanities The Magazine of the NEH

NEA rss feed

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About this guide

This guide was revised by Cynthia Engle for LIS 618 on March 9, 2015.

Subject Guide

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Grant searching

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

For further information on what types of grants have been awarded, be sure to view the NEA and NEH Youtube channels below.