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Academic Research and Development (R&D) Expenditures in the Humanities and Other Selected Fields, Fiscal Years 2005–2012 (Adjusted for Inflation)
National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges/Higher Education Research and Development Survey.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Budget Request versus Final Appropriation, Fiscal Years 1966–2014 (Adjusted for Inflation)
National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Planning and Budget, and the National Humanities Alliance.
Distribution of NEH Program Funds among Activity Types, Fiscal Year 2013
National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Planning and Budget (provided to the Humanities Indicators upon request).
Beyond NEH: Other Federal Support of Humanities Activities, Fiscal Years (FY) 2008–2015 (Adjusted for Inflation)
Data assembled by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences from various public sources.
Notes for specific line items:
* The Javits program was the only Department of Education fellowship that actively sought and awarded fellowships to graduate students in the humanities. The Javits program, but not its budget, was folded into the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need program (GAANN). The GAANN is focused on awarding grants to students in STEM subjects.
† While the line item has been discontinued, CAORC, which manages these overseas center funds, is still eligible to receive State Department funds within the Special Academic Exchanges program.
‡ The Title VIII program has been an important factor in the development of Soviet and other East European expertise. Beginning in FY 2013, the program received no funding but continues to exist.
Humanities Council Revenues, Per Capita, by State (including the District of Columbia), Fiscal Year 2012
State Federation of Humanities Councils, “2012 Income Survey Report revised 5-13-2013,” http://www.statehumanities.org/library/2012_income_survey_revised2.xlsx. Population estimates drawn from “Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 (NST-EST2013-01)” (U.S. Census Bureau, Population Bureau), http://www
Amounts Appropriated by States for Their Arts Agencies, Per Capita, by State (including the District of Columbia), Fiscal Year 2013
National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Annual Appropriations and Revenue Survey Data. Population estimates drawn from “Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012 (NST-EST2012-01)” (U.S. Census Bureau, Population Bureau), http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/totals/2012/index.html.
Individual, Corporate, and Foundation Giving to Arts, Culture, and Humanities Organizations, Total and as a Percentage of All Charitable Giving, 1985–2012
Giving USA Foundation, Giving USA 2013: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2012 (Glenview, IL: Giving USA Foundation, 2013).
Estimated Value and Share of All Foundation Giving for Humanities Activities, 2002–2012
The Foundation Center, 2014. Based on the Foundation Center’s FC 1000 data set, which includes all grants of $10,000 or more awarded to organizations by a set of 1,000 of the largest U.S. private and community foundations by total giving. For community foundations, only discretionary and donor-advised grants are included. Grants to individuals are not included.
Average Revenue from Tuition and State Appropriations per FTE Student at Public 4-Year and Graduate Institutions, 1999–2010 (Adjusted for Inflation)
National Science Foundation, “Appendix table 2-4: Average revenue per FTE by institution type: 1987–2010,” Science and Engineering Indicators 2014, http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind14/content/chapter-2/at02-04.xls.
Percentage Change Fiscal Years 2008–2013 in State Funding for Higher Education, by State (Adjusted for Inflation)
J. C. Palmer, ed., “Grapevine: An Annual Compilation of Data on State Fiscal Support for Higher Education,” Table 6: State Fiscal Support for Higher Education by State and by Sources of State Support (Taxes, Others State Monies, Federal Stimulus Funds), Fiscal Years 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, and 2012–13 (Normal, IL: Center for the Study of Education Policy, Illinois State University, 2013), http://grapevine.illinoisstate.edu/tables/FY13/Table6_FY13.pdf.
Primary Source of Financial Support for Doctoral Students in the Humanities, 1998–2012
Data drawn from the Survey of Earned Doctorates, a study sponsored by six federal agencies: the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Endowment for the Humanities, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Primary Source of Financial Support for Doctoral Students in Selected Academic Fields, 2012
National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2012 Data Tables, NSF 14-305, http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/sed/2012/.