National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - Division of Preservation and Access
12/18/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Grant to a USA nonprofit organization, agency, tribal government, or IHEs to evaluate national conservation infrastructure and develop strategies to preserve cultural heritage. Funding is intended to develop and host a national conference for professionals in the conservation sector to promote dialogue related to the current challenges and future goals of the field. The grant recipient will also publish and present a report establishing a national strategic vision for preservation and related resources for conservators, allied professionals, educators, professional organizations, thought leaders, and the general public.
The program will assess the current state of, and challenges facing the preservation of the nation’s cultural heritage. Drawing upon the work of current thought leaders and practitioners, the national convening should establish a forward-looking vision for the field and identify resources necessary to accomplish those goals. This vision will be communicated through a report and related resources recommending strategic actions that can be taken by stakeholders leading up to the Semiquincentennial in 2026.
For information about successful project indicators, see: https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/Held-In-Trust-Nofo-December-2019.pdf#page=4
The national convening will bring together leaders in areas of conservation, conservation science, education, historic preservation, material culture, and related fields. Convening participants will include representatives from universities, libraries, historic houses, museums, archives, national professional organizations, regional conservation centers, and private practice. Convening topics should include issues currently facing the field as well as future needs and challenges in the preservation of cultural heritage.
Under this cooperative agreement and in collaboration with NEH, the recipient will:
GrantWatch ID#: 187365
Up to $500,000
The project start date is May 1, 2020, for a three-year project. The period of performance end date is April 30, 2023.
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Division of Preservation and Access
National Endowment for the Humanities
400 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, DC 20506
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