​​​​​Time-Sensitive Grant News

Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions

From the National Endowment for the Humanities. Grants are for up to $6,000.

Deadline: May 1, 2014

The focus of this program is to promote preservation planning and preservation activities within the country’s smaller libraries, archives, museums and historical organizations.  

Activities that can be supported through a Preservation Assistance Grant include:

  • Preservation needs assessment for analog and digital collections.
  • Consultations with preservation professionals to develop a plan to address a specific preservation problem, including digital preservation issues.
  • Attendance at preservation workshops, now including training in best practices for digitization.
  • Purchase of storage furniture and preservation supplies.
  • Purchase of environmental monitoring equipment.