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      1,354  Grants awarded for  $873,606,589
      GranteeProjectDateAmountLocationProgram 
      University of GhanaEnhancing Capacity and Postgraduate Education09/11/17$800,000Accra, GhanaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of PretoriaUnsettling Paradigms: Decolonial Turn in the Humanities Curriculum12/08/16$1,993,700Pretoria, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the WitwatersrandARUA: Mobility and Sociality in Africa's Emerging Urban12/08/16$844,700Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the WitwatersrandGoverning Intimacies: Sexualities, Gender, and the State in the Postcolonial World12/08/16$754,700Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the WitwatersrandOceanic Humanities for the Global South12/07/17$858,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Makerere UniversityBuilding Capacity for Research and Graduate Training12/07/17$800,000Kampala, UgandaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the WitwatersrandSeminar Series: Mapping African Futures12/14/17$50,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Rhodes UniversityAfrican Art Music Artist-in-Residence09/06/18$46,000Grahamstown, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of GhanaTeaching and Learning Center Establishment 12/12/18$45,000Accra, GhanaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      The Conversation AfricaPublic Arts and Humanities12/13/18$310,000Braamfontein, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the Western CapePlanning for the Archives at UWC12/12/18$127,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the WitwatersrandHistory Workshop09/15/16$858,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of Cape TownArchie Mafeje Chair in Critical and Decolonial Humanities09/15/16$611,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Rhodes UniversityUrban Connections in African Popular Imaginaries09/15/16$461,000Grahamstown, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of Cape TownReimaging Humanities Education09/15/16$572,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      American University in CairoPublic Humanities - HUSSLab06/01/17$991,000New Cairo, EgyptInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of Cape TownHistory Access09/11/17$791,000Cape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Council for the Development of Social Science Research in AfricaRepositioning of the Humanities and Social Sciences12/08/16$730,500Dakar, SenegalInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Berea CollegeThe Next Step: Learning from, through and with Interracial Education01/25/16$18,000Berea, KY, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      University of PennsylvaniaUndergraduate Media Fellows Program02/29/16$143,000Philadelphia, PA, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      Occidental CollegeArts and Urban Experience03/10/16$800,000Los Angeles, CA, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      American Council of Learned SocietiesNew Tenured Faculty Fellowships (Burkhardt Fellowships)03/10/16$8,220,000New York, NY, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      Wesleyan UniversityNew Directions Fellowships [Fullilove]03/10/16$255,000Middletown, CT, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      Barnard CollegeNew Directions Fellowships [Coen]03/10/16$247,000New York, NY, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      University of MichiganNew Directions Fellowships [De Leon]03/10/16$234,000Ann Arbor, MI, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities