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Funding for Collections of National Significance




Save America’s Treasures (SAT) grants are administered by the National Park Service in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Eligible Activities:
Preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant properties and collections, including book, paper, and photographic collections. 
Eligible Applicants:
- Nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) US organizations
- Units of local government
- Federally recognized Indian Tribes, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian organizations
- Educational Institutions
- Historic properties and collections associated with active religious organizations
- Federal agencies funded by the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (with the exception of the National Park Service)
Award Levels for Collections Projects:
$25,000 to $500,000 with a 1:1 match (cash or documented in-kind donations)
December 10, 2019
FY 2020 Applications: 

The application for Collections Projects is now available through Grants.gov under funding opportunity number P20AS00004. (For historic preservation projects: Funding Opportunity # P20AS00005)


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NPS Agency contact:
Megan J. Brown, State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division, National Park Service
(202) 354-2020

Interested in Working with NEDCC on a Save America's Treasures grant project?

Start the conversation by contacting:

Michael Lee, Director of Paper and Photograph Conservation

Bexx Caswell-Olson, Director of Book Conservation

Terrance D'Ambrosio, Director of Imaging Services

Bryce Roe, Director of Audio Preservation Services

(978) 470-1010


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