Applications Available for 2009 Save America’s Treasures Program

The Federal Save America’s Treasures program offers grants for preservation and/or conservation work on nationally significant intellectual and cultural artifacts and historic structures and sites. Intellectual and cultural artifacts include objects, collections, documents, sculpture, and works of art. Historic structures and sites include districts, buildings, areas, and structures. Deadline: May 22, 2009

Grants are awarded to federal, state, local, and tribal governments as well as nonprofit organizations through a competitive matching grant program. The program is administered by the National Park Service in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. In 2009, grant amounts will range from $25,000 to $700,000 each for collections, and from $125,000 to $700,000 each for historic property and sites projects. All awards must be matched on a 1:1 basis.

Last year, IMLS and its partners awarded forty grants totaling $10.5 million.

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