Museums Can Win Preservation Grants

The Nat’l Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) opens its 2015 round of Preservation Assistance Grants (CFDA Number: 45.149) (Funding Opportunity Number: 20150505-PG).

Eligibility: Governments, colleges and nonprofits (small and mid-sized institutions that have never received an NEH grant are encouraged to apply); Funding: $6,000 for multiple awards (no match required); Deadline: May 5.

These 18-month grants help small and mid-sized institutions — such as libraries, museums, historical societies and cultural organizations — improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. These may include special collections of books and journals, archives and manuscripts and photographs.

Contact: 202/606-8570 or

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