The Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project
HRELP aims to document endangered languages, train language documenters, preserve and disseminate documentation materials, and support endangered languages. It operates from a donation of £20 million from Arcadia.
HRELP is based at SOAS, University of London, and consists of three programmes:
- The Documentation Programme (ELDP) is providing £15 million in research grants to document the world's most endangered languages
- The Academic Programme (ELAP) Teaches postgraduate courses in language documentation and description, and field linguistics. It also hosts post-doctoral fellows, researchers, visitors, and conducts seminars and training
- The Archiving Programme (ELAR) is preserving and disseminating endangered language documentation, developing resources, and conducting training in documentation and archiving