Preservation Technology and Training Grants

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
National Parks Service, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
Description: 

Deadline passed as of November 3, 2016. Deadline for 2017 unknown. 2017 Preservation Technology and Training Grants (PTT Grants) are intended to create better tools, better materials, and better approaches to conserving buildings, landscapes, sites, and collections. PTT Grants will support the following activities: Innovative research that develops new technologies or adapts existing technologies to preserve cultural resources (typically $25,000 to $40,000). Specialized workshops or symposia that identify and address national preservation needs (typically $15,000 to $25,000). How-to videos, mobile applications, podcasts, best practices publications, or webinars that disseminate practical preservation methods or provide better tools for preservation practice (typically $5,000 to $15,000).

Category: 
historic preservation, cultural preservation, curator, conservation
Funding Amount: 
$40,000
Matching Funds: 
No

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Private institutions of higher education State governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) City or township governments County governments Special district governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education