NEH Preservation Assistance Grants - Reminder
The live version of the free PAG webinar is full at 100 people - but a recorded version of the webinar will be available as of Monday, March 26.
National Endowment for the Humanities
PRESERVATION ASSISTANCE GRANTS
Application Deadline: May 1, 2012
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access has offered the Preservation Assistance Grants (PAG) for more than a decade. These grants help small and mid-sized U.S. institutions improve their ability to preserve and care for their humanities collections, and can serve as the basis for future funding proposals. Grants are for up to $6,000. Don't miss this opportunity!
ELIGIBLE GRANT ACTIVITIES:
- Preservation needs assessments for analog and digital collections
- Consultations with preservation professionals
- Preservation education and training
- Purchase of storage furniture and preservation supplies
- Purchase of environmental monitoring equipment
NEDCC IS OFFERING A FREE WEBINAR to help you prepare your PAG application:
Writing Your NEH Preservation Assistance Grant
Recorded version available on March 26, 2012 - on the NEDCC home page
No need to register - webinar will be available right through the PAG deadline date.
Instructor: Angelina Altobellis, NEDCC Preservation Specialist
TOPICS covered include:
- Demystifying the review process
- Information gathering
- Answering key questions
- Strategies for writing
- Working with consultants
- Developing a budget
Who should attend?
This webinar is for those who have identified a PAG-eligible project, and want to learn strategies for preparing a strong application. (To find out if you have a PAG-eligible project, first review the grant guidelines.)
Visit the NEDCC Training Calendar for other workshops and webinars on preservation of collections.
NEDCC CAN HELP WITH PAG APPLICATIONS by discussing project ideas, providing commitment letters and staff resumes, and reviewing drafts of grant narratives.
- Preservation needs assessments of physical and digital collections.
- On-site consultations regarding a specific collection, including digital collections.
- Preservation workshops, webinars, and conferences available throughout the year on a wide variety of preservation and digitization topics.
QUESTIONS about PAG eligibility or the application process?
Contact: National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access
202-606-8570 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete information and guidelines: http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/pag.html
QUESTIONS about working with NEDCC to develop a project?
Contact: Angelina Altobellis, email@example.com
or 978-470-1010 ext. 244
QUESTIONS about preservation education and training?
Contact: Donia Conn, firstname.lastname@example.org
or (978) 470-1010 ext. 220