Say NO to Eliminating the NEH!

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The Trump administration’s FY 2018 budget calls for eliminating NEH, which funds the state humanities councils and makes our nation’s history and cultural heritage accessible to current and future generations. Urge Congress to reaffirm its strong bipartisan support for NEH and reject any efforts to eliminate it! #SavetheNEH



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Help Save the NEH!

March 17, 2017

President Trump’s budget blueprint, released on March 16, recommends eliminating the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The Federation of State Humanities Councils vigorously rejects this short-sighted proposal, which would devastate America’s humanities infrastructure.

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Support the NEH and the State Humanities Councils

January 27, 2017

Proposals to severely cut or eliminate NEH, while dismaying, are not new. The NEH and the state humanities councils have weathered previous storms by attracting strong bipartisan support and offering outstanding programming.

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