06 April 2010

Grant Opportunity - Greater Hudson Statewide Conservation Treatment Grant Program

The Conservation Treatment Grant Program, administered by the Greater Hudson Heritage Network in association with the Museum Program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), provides support for treatment procedures to aid in stabilizing and preserving objects in collections of museums, historical and cultural organizations in New York State. The work must be performed by, or under direct supervision of, a professional conservator.

Individual grant awards will not exceed $7,500. A total of approximately $120,000 is available in 2010. Matching funds are not required.

Eligible activites include: Conservation treatment of works on paper (including individual drawings, watercolors, prints, or photographs), paintings, textiles (including costumes, domestic textiles and upholstery), furniture, frames, sculpture, historical, ethnographic and decorative objects.

For complete information and guidelines, visit http://www.greaterhudson.org or E-mail: info@greaterhudson.org. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2010.

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