Grant Opportunity Reminder from NEDCC

2009 NEH PRESERVATION ASSISTANCE GRANT (PAG)
Application Deadline: May 14, 2009
NEDCC CAN OFFER SUPPORT FOR YOUR PAG APPLICATION

THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES (NEH) will award PRESERVATION ASSISTANCE GRANTS (PAG) of up to $6,000 to small and mid-sized institutions for preservation planning and implementing small projects that strengthen collections care overall.

ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

  • General preservation assessment
  • Collection-level or item-level assessments
  • On-site training in areas such as disaster preparedness and environmental monitoring
  • Development of a preservation plan
  • Consultations with preservation professionals to address a specific preservation issue, need, or problem
  • Attendance at preservation and digitization workshops and training programs, including related travel and per diem expenses
  • A combination of some of the above

REMEMBER: All applications must be submitted through Grants.gov.
For more information and to register with Grants.gov, go to www.grants.gov.

FOR COMPLETE NEH PRESERVATION ASSISTANCE GRANT GUIDELINES,
visit: http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/pag.html

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HOW THE NORTHEAST DOCUMENT CONSERVATION CENTER CAN HELP:

NEDCC CAN SUPPORT PAG APPLICATIONS by discussing project ideas, providing
commitment letters and staff résumés, and reviewing drafts of grant narratives.

NEDCC PROVIDES:
* General preservation and conservation assessments
* On-site consultations regarding a specific collection or concern
* Preservation and digitization workshops and conferences throughout the year.

BY INITIATING YOUR PRESERVATION PLAN WITH A GENERAL ASSESSMENT, you can develop an ongoing relationship with NEDCC that takes advantage of the Center’s combined in-house expertise.

NEDCC OFFERS AN ARRAY OF SERVICES that meet client needs, including preservation and conservation assessments; conservation treatment of books, paper, and photographs; digitization; and preservation microfilming. NEDCC is a premier center for consultation and training on the preservation and digitization of paper-based collections and photographs.

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If you are interested in working with NEDCC to develop a proposal, please contact:
Angelina Altobellis, [email protected], or (978) 470-1010, ext. 244.
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For more information about NEDCC, visit www.nedcc.org