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Brown Announces Nearly $150,000 for Research at Ohio Universities and Organizations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
announced that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded six
grants totaling $149,000 to six universities and organizations to help fund new
projects to engage educators and students and support advanced research.

“Ohio’s
great museums and universities play an important role in our understanding of
the world, and were hit particularly hard during the Covid-19 pandemic. These
funds will allow Ohio cultural and educational institutions to continue
supporting their workers while providing a vital service to local communities
for generations to come,”
said Brown.

The
below universities and organizations will receive:

  • $75,000 grant to Over-the-Rhine Museum in Cincinnati to enhance public programming at a historic site.

 

  • $50,000 grant to Ohio University in Athens to preserve humanities collections, and make them accessible to students and educators.

 

  • $6,000 grant to University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati to support students in advanced research resulting in publication.

 

  • $6,000 grant to Cleveland State University in Cleveland to support students in advanced research resulting in publication.
  • $6,000 grant to Kent State University in Kent to support students in advanced research resulting in publication.
  • $6,000 grant to Oberlin College in Oberlin to support students in advanced research resulting in publication.
The
FY22 Budget provided $180 million each for the National Endowment for the Arts
and the National Endowment for the Humanities, $12.5 million more than the FY21
enacted levels. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an
independent federal agency and is one of the largest funders of humanities
programs in the United States. For more information, please visit https://www.neh.gov/.

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