hessling conservation llc
 
3500 Westgate Dr, Suite 305, Durham, NC 27707  (919)-210-5465  info@hesslingconservation.com


 

 

 

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conservation funding

 
SOME CONSERVATION FUNDING SOURCES

Janet Hessling has written successful grant applications for institutions seeking funding for collections care and conservation treatment. Each funding agency has targeted particular needs of museums and has created programs to fund both large and small projects. From institutional and collections surveys to treatment plans for specific objects or collections, they are eager to support appropriately designed and planned projects that will help your museum care for the material heritage you hold in trust. Contact Jan Hessling now to discuss your collecton needs and let her help you find the funds to achieve your goals.

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS

400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20506
(202)-682-5400

A federal agency which funds conservation of collections and individual works of art. The Endowment focuses on works of national importance.

INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES

1800 M Street, NW
9th Floor
Washington, DC 20036-5802
(202)-653-4657

A federal agency which funds MAP (Museum Assessment Program) and CAP (Conservation Assessment Program) grants to help museums establish priorities for caring for their collections. These grants fund surveys by qualified curators and conservators to identify institutional and collection needs from climate control to cataloging. Museums can use their surveys to set institutional priorities and to apply for further funds to implement recommendations based on survey results. IMLS also offers Conservation Project Support Grants to fund many types of conservation activities, including surveys (general, detailed condition, or environmental); training; treatment; and environmental improvements.

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES

400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20506
(202)-606-8570
preservation@neh.gov

A federal agency that funds preservation of libraries and archives as well as fine art collections. Preservation Assistance Grants of up to $5,000 may pay for general assessments, specific preservation consultations, preservation training, and some equipment or storage purchases. Other grants may also fund major capital projects such as installation or upgrading of climate control systems.

 

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