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Subject: Grants


From: Walter Henry <whenry<-a>
Date: Friday, April 25, 2008
    Foundation Grants for Preservation in Libraries, Archives, and

        <URL:> is a
        collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the
        Foundation Center. This publication lists 1,725 grants of
        $5,000 or more awarded by 474 foundations, from 2003 through
        2007. It covers grants to public, academic, research,
        school, and special libraries, and to archives and museums
        for activities related to conservation and preservation.
        This publication includes:

            *   an introduction that explains the book's coverage,
                arrangement, entries, and how to research using the
                volume. Note: This PDF file contains hotlinks to
                free online grant writing tutorials and
                introductions to foundations offered by the
                Foundation Center as well as to some other widely
                used non-profit guidance on preservation grants
                found on the conservation online web site.

            *   a statistical analysis of grant funding in the area
                of preservation by foundation, recipient location,
                subject, recipient type (e.g., Library), grant size,
                and foundation generosity nationwide.

            *   state-by-state descriptions of projects funded in
                preservation nationwide including the foundation's
                name, limitations on giving, focus for giving,
                recipient(s), size of grant, and purpose of the
                grant described. Note: This section is hot linked in
                the PDF version directly to more detailed
                descriptions of the foundations.

            *   indexes by recipient, geographic area of the
                recipient, and subject. Note: If you do not find
                what you are looking for in the indices, use the
                find feature to search the text for your term.

            *   a list of all foundations that have donated to
                preservation with their contact information and

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