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Grant Awards Announcement: Conservation Project Support

Friday, May 20, 2011


IMLS Press Contacts
Natasha Marstiller,
Mamie Bittner,

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today 31 awards totaling $2,641,657 matched with $3,317,978 of non-federal funds for Conservation Project Support Grants. IMLS received 136 applications requesting $10,719,667 in funds.

"These grants support the essential work of caring for museum collections," said IMLS Director Susan Hildreth. "The grant roster is a delight to read and includes conservation activities that protect art and artifacts from nearly every corner of the globe; native and endangered animals and plants; and time periods that span from early cretaceous fossils to 21st century e-games!"

Click here to view the list of funded projects.

For more information about this funding opportunity including program guidelines and contacts, please visit

Use the IMLS grants search tool to view our archive of grants awarded by the Institute. Search grants by grant name, institution, or project type.

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