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Regional and Foundation Grants

NEDCC has identified funding agencies, organizations, and foundations that provide funding for collections.


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COUNCIL ON LIBRARY AND INFORMATION RESOURCES (CLIR)

ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION

GAYLORD AND DOROTHY DONNELLY FOUNDATION

BANK OF AMERICA ART CONSERVATION PROJECT

SOUTHERN JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 


Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)

Washington, DC  

DIGITIZING HIDDEN SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AND ARCHIVES GRANTS

Deadline:
May   - Initial proposal deadline (Final proposal round is by invitation only.) Deadline extended due to the Coronavirus crisis.

Grant Amounts: 
Maximum allowable request: single-institution projects: between $50,000 and $250,000 / for collaborative projects: between $50,000 and $500,000

ELIGIBLE GRANT ACTIVITIES:

Digitization

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RECORDINGS AT RISK - A National Regranting Program 

Next Deadline:  January 29, 2021

Grant amounts: $10,000 to $50,000

ELIGIBLE GRANT ACTIVITIES:

Digitization of audio and/or audiovisual materials

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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 

140 E. 62nd Street
New York, NY 10065
https://mellon.org/

COMMUNITY-BASED ARCHIVES GRANTS

Deadline: July 

Awards: Range from $25,000 to $100,000 for up to two year projects

ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES:

  • Operational support for the organization, including general support for staff, space, and utilities.
  • Collections care, including storage, cataloging, description, and *preservation.
  • Programming and outreach activities, including collecting new materials, and exhibitions, publications, or other uses of the collections.

*  The Mellon Foundation has confirmed that the following activities would be eligible in the "preservation" category:

  • Preservation Training
  • Assessments, both Preservation Needs and Collection Assessments
  • Conservation treatment
  • Digitization

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Bank of America Art Conservation Project

Deadline:  May 

ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES:

Conservation Treatment of historically significant works of art

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Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation

Regionally-focused Collections Grants for the Chicago and Lowcountry South Carolina Regions

Deadlines: March or July 

Grant funding is available for:

The Foundation advises calling to discuss your project before submitting.

Complete Information and Guidelines

Chicago Office
35 East Wacker Drive
Syite 2600
Chicago, IL 60601
312-977-2700

Lowcountry Office
4 North Atlantic Wharf
Charleston, SC 29401
843-277-2041

 


Southern Jewish Historical Society

Marietta, GA

www.jewishsouth.org

The Scott and Donna Langston Archival Grant
Supporting projects aiming to preserve archival materials related to Southern Jewish History

Deadline: August 1

Application Information

QUESTIONS?

Contact Eric L. Goldstein, Chair of the grants Committee, egoldst@emory.edu