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Grants and Fellowships: Funding Opportunities: Find Funding for Libraries

The UF Libraries Grants Management Program supports the research and training of students and library faculty; and all processes related to submission and management of Libraries' grant funded projects.

Upcoming Deadlines

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants – National Endowment for the Humanities

Deadline:              June 30, 2020 

Award Amount: Up to $325,000 in outright, $50,000 in match

Supports digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this grant category, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

Preservation and Access Education and Training – National Endowment of the Humanities

Deadline:             May 15, 2020 

Award Amount: Awards up to $175,000 per year, up to two years.

Eligibility has been expanded to include projects that offer national, regional, or statewide education and training programs across the pedagogical landscape, and at all stages of development. Project budgets should reflect the scope and needs of the project.

The program supports the development of knowledge and skills among professionals responsible for preserving and establishing access to humanities collections, such as these activities:

  • preservation field services that provide a wide range of education and training programs, especially for staff at smaller libraries, museums, archives, and other cultural organizations;
  • Master’s degree programs in preservation and conservation; and
  • Workshops that address preservation and access topics of national significance and broad impact, such as:
    • preventive conservation and sustainable preservation strategies;
    • the preservation of and provision of access to recorded sound and moving image collections; digital preservation;
    • collections care training for staff members who are responsible for the day-to-day care and management of humanities collections;
    • disaster preparedness, response, and recovery; and
    • Best practices for enhancing and integrating access to collections in libraries, archives, and museums.

Awarded Libraries application

Funding for Libraries

Useful Tools and Templates

Checklists Showing Workflows and Responsible Parties Related to the Smathers Libraries Grants Management Program

These checklists provide transparency, workflows, and identify responsible parties involved in the three major activities of grants management at the Smathers Libraries: determining feasibility, preparing and submitting proposals, and managing award setup and post award processes.

Funding Alert

Each month, a Funding Alert is published to highlight upcoming funding opportunities and deadlines related to the interests of personnel at the George A. Smathers Libraries. The document features deadlines, summaries of sponsor interest and eligibility requirements, as well as ranges of funding amounts, a link to the guidelines, and a link to previously awarded grants if this is available.

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