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      1,354  Grants awarded for  $873,606,589
      GranteeProject DateAmountLocationProgram
      Prairie View A&M UniversityAfrican American Studies Program09/06/18$500,000Prairie View, TX, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      University of California at Los AngelesAfrican Art Collection Research12/13/18$600,000Los Angeles, CA, United StatesArts and Cultural Heritage
      University of the WitwatersrandSupporting a New Generation of African and Diaspora Writers09/06/18$70,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Smithsonian InstitutionNational Museum of African Art Conservation Program06/13/16$475,000Washington, DC, United StatesArts and Cultural Heritage
      University of the Western CapeRethinking South African Literature (s)09/06/18$889,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Lake Forest CollegeTenure-Track Faculty Appointment in African-American Studies09/15/16$600,000Lake Forest, IL, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      University of KwaZulu-NatalHumanizing Space: Towards an African Spatial Humanities09/06/18$599,000Durban, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Morgan State UniversityAfrican American Studies Minor Concentration12/07/17$375,000Baltimore, MD, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      University of KwaZulu-NatalPromoting African Scholarship Through Arts09/06/18$58,000Durban, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Literary Classics of the United States, Inc.Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters12/13/18$296,000New York, NY, United StatesOther
      University of the WitwatersrandSeminar Series: Mapping African Futures12/14/17$50,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Council on Library and Information ResourcesPostdoctoral Fellowships in Support of Data Curation for African American and African Studies09/06/18$2,750,000Washington, DC, United StatesScholarly Communications
      Rhodes UniversityAfrican Art Music Artist-in-Residence09/06/18$46,000Grahamstown, 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
      American University of BeirutAfro-Asian Futures Past12/13/18$500,000New York, NY, United StatesInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance of New York, Inc.Afro Latin Jazz in the World12/13/18$300,000New York, NY, United StatesArts and Cultural Heritage
      Brown UniversityEmergency Support for UPR after Hurricane Maria12/14/17$150,000Providence, RI, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      Northeastern UniversityResearch Agenda for Historical and Multilingual OCR05/22/17$50,000Boston, MA, United StatesScholarly Communications
      Ithaka Harbors, Inc.Research Agenda on the Value of the Liberal Arts09/06/18$150,000New York, NY, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      Ilisagvik CollegeSupporting Student Success through Increased College Readiness and the Facilitation of Articulation Agreements05/22/17$150,000Barrow, AK, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      City Lore, Inc.Alvin Ailey Documentary12/12/18$150,000New York, NY, United StatesArts and Cultural Heritage
      Bronx Museum of the ArtsAIM Residency Program03/10/16$400,000Bronx, NY, United StatesArts and Cultural Heritage
      Auburn UniversityAlabama Prison Arts + Education Project03/15/18$900,000Auburn, AL, United StatesHigher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
      ALIPH - International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict AreasInternational Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas (ALIPH)12/13/18$1,000,000Chatelaine, SwitzerlandArts and Cultural Heritage
      New Music USA, Inc.Music Alive Residencies06/13/16$1,500,000New York, NY, United StatesArts and Cultural Heritage