Additional Resources


This pages lists external resources that might be helpful to consult as you develop your program. This is a working list and will be updated as new resources are identified.


Federal Guidelines

National Endowment for the Humanities General Terms and Conditions for General Support Grants to State Humanities Councils.  These Terms and Conditions regulate New Hampshire Humanities’ use of NEH funds, including its grants programs. All CPG awardees must comply with these regulations as recipients of federal funds.


Electronic Code of Federal Regulations. All grant recipients must comply with the cost principles outlined in CFR 200—Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.



Program Ideas and Inspiration

Sample Narratives from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Refer to the samples provided under the “Division of Public Programs” to explore a variety of public humanities projects.

Humanities for All

Engaged Humanities

NEH for All



Writing a Grant Application

Successful Grant Writing: A Few Tips, California Humanities


Program Publicity

Pitching Your Program or Project


Program Evaluation & Impact

Surveys and Program Evaluation



Subject Matter Experts

Women Also Know History



Public Humanities Organizations:

National Council on Public History

National Humanities Alliance

New England Museum Association

The Federation of State Humanities Councils

The National Endowment for the Humanities



The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Humanities IndicatorsA nationally recognized source of nonpartisan information on the state of the humanities, providing researchers and policy-makers with better tools to answer basic questions about areas of concern in the field.


The American Academy of Arts and Sciences Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship. The Commission spent two years engaging with communities all over the U.S. to explore how best to respond to the weaknesses and vulnerabilities in our political and civic life. Its final and bipartisan report, Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century, was released in June 2020 and includes six strategies and 31 ambitious recommendations to help the nation emerge as a more resilient democracy by 2026, the nation’s 250th anniversary.