NEH Preservation Assistance Grant Help


From: Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts []
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 10:14 AM
To: Cordial, Grace
Subject: Development assistance on your NEH Preservation Assistance Grant application

Development assistance now available for your NEH Preservation Assistance Grant application


Through the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions (PAG) program, small
and mid-sized cultural heritage institutions—such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, and colleges and universities—can apply for up to $6,000 to improve their ability to preserve and care for their humanities collections.

Funding may support: General preservation assessments; collection surveys; consultations with professionals to address a specific
preservation need; purchase of storage furniture, preservation supplies, or environmental monitoring equipment; or education and

Grant amount: Up to $6,000 (no matching funds required)

Application deadline: May 1, 2013

Eligible organizations: United States nonprofit organizations; state and local governmental agencies; and federally-recognized
Indian tribal governments

For complete guidelines and application: Visit NEH’s website

Applications for PAG must be submitted through, the government-wide grants portal. For more information, visit the NEH
grants website.

Image: CCAHA Photograph Conservator Rachel Wetzel (left) answering questions during a CCAHA workshop on identifying 19th- and
20th-century photographic processes


The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is a nonprofit conservation center serving cultural, research,
and educational institutions, as well as individuals and private organizations. CCAHA’s mission is to provide expertise and leadership in the preservation of the world’s cultural heritage. CCAHA specializes in the treatment of works of art on paper, such as drawings, prints, maps, posters, historic wallpaper, photographs, rare books, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, as well as related materials like parchment and papyrus. CCAHA also offers digital imaging services, on-site consultations, educational programs, fellowships, and emergency conservation services.

How we can help: CCAHA offers free grant application support—including project planning, grant review, letter of commitment, and
resumes of CCAHA personnel—for projects that involve significant work or consultation by CCAHA

For assistance with your application: Contact Lee Price, Director of Development, at

For more information on CCAHA’s preservation services: Contact Laura Hortz Stanton, Director of Preservation Services, at

For information on additional grant opportunities: Browse our grant calendar or find us on Facebook


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