Grants and Funding

On August 2, 2017, as part of a program to advance work in the field of digital humanities, the Center for Digital Editing received an $18,236 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Funding will support the development of a workshop to discuss how platforms such as Drupal and Omeka can better serve the needs of the documentary editing community. Work on this project will begin in fall 2017 under the guidance of CDE director Jennifer Stertzer and with support from CDE project developer Erica Cavanaugh and the Jane Addams Papers Project director Cathy Hajo. The workshop i... Read More
by Katie Lebert August 11, 2017 On August 2, 2017, The Washington Papers received a $320,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and a federal matching grant for another $100,000. Funding will maintain work already underway on The Papers of George Washington. The grant specifically supports preparation for volumes 26-32 of the Revolutionary War Series and publication of volumes 20-21 of the Presidential Series. These nine volumes will complete the print collection of The Papers of George Washington, a documentary edition that began in the late 1960s, with support... Read More
by Mark Cheathem, Project Director June 19, 2017   We are thrilled to share the news that the Van Buren Papers received an NHPRC grant for 2017-18. The official Cumberland University press release: Cumberland University received a grant for $60,752 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Papers of Martin Van Buren (PMVB) project. The funds will support the creation of the digital version of the papers of Martin Van Buren, which will make accessible approximately 13,000 documents belonging to the eighth president.... Read More