On December 14, 2016 the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced funding for 290 projects in 43 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. 

Among those awarded are three University of Michigan faculty:

Valerie Kivelson, "Icons of Eurasian Empire: Early Modern Russian Visions of Encounter, Conquest, and Rule"

Paulina Alberto, "The Story of Raúl Grigera (1886–1955) and the African Diaspora in 20th century Argentina"

Carla Sinopoli, "Rehousing Collections of the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology"