Long Term Curation

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Funding Opportunity Number: BOR-UC-16-N004
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Humanities (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
CFDA Number: 15.511
Eligible Applicants Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Agency Name: DOI-BOR
Closing Date: Jan 29, 2016
Award Ceiling: $96,119
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Creation Date: Jan 15, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region has generated collections of archeological and historical objects and records through its various works. Following 36 CFR 79, federal collections shall be curated by a repository meeting the Department of the Interior or the American Association of Museums standards. The Museaum of Northern Arizona (MNA) meets these standards. The MNA hired by the Secretary of the Interior (National Park Service) to generate the collections before the Colorado River Storage Project dams were built in the 1950s and 1960s. The collections were deposited with MNA in the 1950s, and under the terms of the original agreements between the United States (National Park Service) and the MNA, they were stipulated to “retain” the collection in perpetuity.

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281032

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