Conservation Project Support Program
Note to applicants: The FY 2013 Museums for America program now incorporates proposals previously solicited through the Conservation Project Support program. Read FAQ on FY13 museum program changes. (PDF, 224 KB)
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Access FY 2012 Conservation Project Support program Guidelines Online
Conservation Project Support program content on the IMLS Web site:
August 29, 2013 09:34 AM
Research students at the Memphis Zoo designed a behavioral study to see how the elephants responded to a floor change in the African elephant enclosure.
December 19, 2012 11:20 AM
Two recent conservation graduates assembled and oversaw a large cadre of volunteers, work-study students, and pre-program interns to survey, relocate, and create customized storage solutions for a 3,600 object collection. They also treated 60 of the artifacts and created a 10,000-image online database for use by researchers near and far.
December 19, 2012 11:17 AM
The Frick Collection stabilized a beloved carpet that had been on display for nearly one hundred years with the help of IMLS funding.
December 11, 2012 02:21 PM
With support from IMLS, the Detroit Institute of Arts upgraded storage for its American decorative arts and sculpture collections dating from the beginning of the European settlements until 1950.
December 11, 2012 02:15 PM
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is rehousing beautiful, ancient fossil leaf specimens from Denver Basin excavations to protect them from physical and water damage.