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GRANT REMINDER:

New Hampshire 'Mooseplate' Grants

Letter of Intent Deadline: April 27, 2018 (required)
Appplication Deadline: June 15, 2018

New Hampshire State Library Conservation License Plate Grants help public organizations improve their ability to preserve and care for their collections.

The NH State Library (NHSL)’s Conservation License Plate (CLP) Grant Program awards up to $10,000 to public institutions and non-profit organizations to conduct conservation activities on publicly owned documents. No matching funds are required from the applicant.

Eligible Applicants

  • NH local, state and county government agencies
  • NH public libraries
  • NH historical societies in care of public documents
  • NH non-profit organizations in care of public documents
  • University System of NH and Community College System of NH academic libraries 

 Some examples of eligible grant activities (not limited to):

  • Stabilization of documents important to the history of New Hampshire
  • Conservation treatment of documents important to the history of New Hampshire
  • Digital reformatting
  • Arranging, describing and rehousing archival collections
  • Preservation needs assessment surveys
  • Archival housing supplies associated with processing and protecting documents

Some examples of ineligible grant activities (not limited to):

  • Digitization without conservation
  • Long-term storage of microfilm and digital files
  • Vital statistics conservation
  • Annual reports conservation
  • Equipment (filing cabinets, shelving, furniture, vaults, exhibit cases, etc.)
  • Environmental controls
  • Digitizing equipment
  • Educational programs
  • Operating expenses
  • Purchase of historical documents
  • Work performed prior to a grant application
  • Preservation of digital files

Applying for a CLP grant from and Department of Cultural Resources division is a two-step process: submitting a Letter of Intent to Apply and, if approved, submitting an Application.

Complete Information and Guidelines:
https://www.nh.gov/nhsl/services/librarians/moose/index.html


Interested in working with NEDCC on a 'Mooseplate' Grant Project?

To start a conversation, contact:
Michael Lee, Director of Paper and Photograph Conservation
Mary Patrick Bogan, Director of Book Conservation
Terrance D'Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services
Bryce Roe, Manager of Audio Preservation Services
Ann Marie Willer, Director of Preservation Services

NEDCC, 100 Brickstone Square, Andover, MA 01810-1494 • 978-470-1010 • nedcc.org

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