IV-01b: National Endowment for the Humanities Funding, by Purpose, Fiscal Years 1966–2018 (Adjusted for Inflation)

Source: Data for years 1966 through 2007 were compiled by the National Humanities Alliance, at the request of the Humanities Indicators, from documentation supplied by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Office of Strategic Planning. Data for 2008 to 2018 were provided directly to the Humanities Indicators by NEH’s Office of Planning and Budget. Funding amounts were adjusted for inflation using the Gross Domestic Product Implicit Price Deflators produced by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis. Data presented by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Humanities Indicators (

Funding amounts for this indicator are given in constant dollars; for the nominal amounts, see the data table associated with this indicator.

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