2020 Preservation Technology and Training Grants


Funding Opportunity ID: 323812
Opportunity Number: P20AS00028
Opportunity Title: 2020 Preservation Technology and Training Grants
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.923
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: In accordance with 54 U.S.C.305304c. Preservation grants, eligible applicants may include: 1. Federal and non-Federal laboratories; 2. accredited museums; 3. universities; 4. nonprofit organizations; 5. System units and offices and Cooperative Park Study Units of the System; 6. State Historic Preservation Offices; 7. tribal preservation offices; and 8. Native Hawaiian organizations.
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Jan 22, 2020
Close Date: Feb 24, 2020
Last Updated Date: Jan 22, 2020
Award Ceiling: $20,000
Award Floor: $5,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Description: 2020 Preservation Technology and Training Grants – PTT Grants – are intended to create better tools, better materials, and better approaches to conserving buildings, landscapes, sites, and collections. The PTT Grants are administered by the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training – NCPTT, the National Park Service¿s innovation center for the preservation community. The competitive grants program will provide funding to federal agencies, states, tribes, local governments, and non-profit organizations. PTT Grants will support the following activities: – Innovative research that develops new technologies or adapts existing technologies to preserve cultural resources – typically 20,000 dollars. – Specialized workshops or symposia that identify and address national preservation needs – typically 15,000 to 20,000 dollars. – How-to videos, mobile applications, podcasts, best practices publications, or webinars that disseminate practical preservation methods or provide better tools for preservation practice – typically 5,000 to 15,000 dollars. The maximum grant award is 20,000 dollars. The actual grant award amount is dependent on the scope of the proposed activity. NCPTT does not fund brick and mortar grants.
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