National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - Division of Preservation and Access
05/18/21 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and Native American tribal governments for professional development to support the preservation of humanities resources. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. The purpose of this program is to support the development of knowledge and skills among professionals responsible for preserving and establishing access to humanities collections.
The Preservation and Access Education and Training program supports the development of knowledge and skills among professionals responsible for preserving and establishing access to humanities collections. Thousands of libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country maintain important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art and material culture collections, electronic records, and digital objects. The challenge of preserving and making accessible such large and diverse holdings is enormous, and the need for knowledgeable staff is significant and ongoing.
Preservation and Access Education and Training awards are made to organizations that offer national, regional, or statewide education and training programs across the pedagogical landscape and at all stages of development, from early curriculum development to advanced implementation. Awards help the staff of cultural institutions, large and small, obtain the knowledge and skills needed to serve as effective stewards of humanities collections. Awards support projects that prepare the next generation of preservation professionals, as well as projects that introduce heritage practitioners to new information and advances in preservation and access practices.
GrantWatch ID#: 181002
Approximately 12 grants
Maximum award amount $350,000
Period of Performance:
- Three to five years for programs that grant graduate degrees in art conservation.
- Up to three years for all other applicants.
- All projects have a period of performance start date no earlier than March 1, 2022 and no later than September 1, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
If you choose to submit a draft proposal, send it as an attachment to email@example.com.
Contact the Division of Preservation and Access Team:
Email: See above
If you have questions about administrative requirements or allowable costs, contact:
Office of Grant Management
National Endowment for the Humanities
400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, DC 20506
Grants.gov Applicant Support
International Calls: 606-545-5035
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