Survey and Preserve Prehistoric and Historic Museum Collections


Funding Opportunity ID: 293757
Opportunity Number: P17AS00256
Opportunity Title: Survey and Preserve Prehistoric and Historic Museum Collections
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.945
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: May 11, 2017
Close Date: May 20, 2017
Last Updated Date: May 11, 2017
Award Ceiling: $83,253
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $83,253
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Intermountain Region Museum Services Program curates approximately 14.5 million museum objects, specimens, and archives for more than 70 national parks at the Western Archeological and Conservation Center (WACC), Tucson, Arizona. This facility houses a conservation lab and employs specialists that provides conservation support to the museum collections within the region. In addition to caring for collections stored at WACC, this team works with collections from around the region that are transported to the lab for stabilization conservation treatments and documentation. This project will enable participants to acquire and apply diverse skills related to preventive care, accountability, surveying, and conservation treatment.
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