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For more than forty years the National Humanities Center has been dedicated to excellence in scholarship and teaching—constantly affirming the vital importance of the humanities. Please help sustain this important work by choosing to make a gift today.

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As the world’s only independent institute dedicated exclusively to advanced study in all areas of the humanities, the Center provides scholars with the resources they need to help further knowledge about the human experience. Through its education programs, the Center strengthens teaching on the collegiate and pre-collegiate levels, and through its public engagement, the Center promotes understanding of the humanities and advocates for their foundational role in a democratic society.

The Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by IRS regulations. Donors receive the Center’s publications, as well as invitations to events and lectures. They are recognized in the National Humanities Center Annual Report.