We are members of a number of organizations that provide collaborative opportunities for enhancing and increasing our public engagement.     


       American Council of Learned Societies      
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS): A private, nonprofit federation of 72 national scholarly organizations, ACLS is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences. Advancing scholarship by awarding fellowships and strengthening relations among learned societies is central to ACLS’s work. Other activities include support for scholarly conferences, reference works, and scholarly communication innovations. NCA was admitted to ACLS in 1997.  
Coalition for National Science Funding  
Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF): The Coalition for National Science Funding is an alliance of more than 100 organizations united by a concern for the future vitality of the national science, mathematics, and engineering enterprise. CNSF supports the goal of increasing the national investment in the National Science Foundation's research and education programs in response to the unprecedented scientific, technological, and economic opportunities facing the United States.  
   Coalition to Promote Research   
Coalition to Promote Research (CPR): CPR is a coalition of organizations interested in promoting public health through research. CPR organizations represent scientists, physicians, health care providers, patients, and advocates that support federal investments in basic biomedical and behavioral research.  
Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA): Founded in 1981, COSSA is a Washington, DC-based advocacy effort that monitors all federal agencies that provide support for social and behavioral research, and advocates for a non-politicized research agenda. NCA is one of 18 governing members of COSSA.  
National Humanities Alliance (NHA): NHA is an advocacy coalition dedicated to the advancement of humanities education, research, preservation, and public programs. NHA is supported by more than 100 national, state, and local member organizations and institutions, including: scholarly and professional associations; higher education associations; organizations of museums, libraries, historical societies, and state humanities councils; university-based and independent humanities research centers; and colleges and universities.

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