NEH Awards More Than 2,000 Grants to Preserve Historical Collections at Small Institutions

This article originally appeared on the National Endowment for the Humanities website on January 17th, 2018. 

This month the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) celebrates a milestone in one of its signature grant programs, Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions—or PAG—which recently surpassed 2,000 grants awarded.

Created in 2000, the NEH Preservation Assistance Grants program helps small and mid-sized institutions such as libraries, museums, historical societies, and other cultural institutions improve their ability to preserve and care for significant humanities collections. PAG grants provide funding for organizations to consult with preservation professionals to develop long-term plans for collections care, address specific conservation needs, purchase preservation supplies and equipment, or provide training for staff in best practices for collections management and disaster response. Read more...