NEH Grantwriting Workshop

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A National Endowment for the Humanities Regional Grant Writing Workshop

On February 28th the Center for the Humanities in an Urban Environment, Florida International University, will host an all day regional workshop on grant writing for funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This is a unique opportunity for faculty from institutions across South Florida to have face-to-face exchanges with a seasoned member of the NEH staff who will offer invaluable insights into strategies for successful applications.

The workshop will be led by Dr. Claudia Kinkela, Senior Program Officer from the NEH Division of Research. Morning sessions will take place from 8:30 a.m. until noon and will include an overview of NEH programs, strategies for successful proposals, aspects of the evaluative process and related issues.

During the afternoon, Dr. Kinkela will conduct a series of brief meetings (15-20 minutes) with individuals interested in discussing with her the particulars of specific proposals. The morning workshop will take place in Room 220, Green Library, Modesto Maidique Campus of FIU. Individual afternoon meetings with take place in Room 333, Deuxieme Maison on the Maidique Campus.

All sessions are free an open to the public. However, participants must register for workshops and personal interviews by contacting Ms. Julieta Gomez de Mello, at jgomezde@fiu.edu or 305-348-2850. Those wishing individual interviews should also send a 1-2 page proposal outline to CKinkela@neh.gov.

The NEH Grant Writing Workshop is co-sponsored by the Division of Research, Florida International University, the Center for Humanities in an Urban Environment, the FIU Alumni Association, WPBT2 and the Exile Studies Program.