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Subject: Bank of America/IMLS American Heritage Preservation Program--addendum

Bank of America/IMLS American Heritage Preservation Program--addendum

From: Ellen Arnold <earnold<-a>
Date: Monday, August 18, 2008
Audio Conference Calls available for Bank of America/IMLS American
Heritage Preservation Program applicants

Application deadline is September 15, 2008

The Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Bank of America
Charitable Foundation are pleased to announce the 2009 guidelines
for the American Heritage Preservation Program. This new
public-private partnership will fund the preservation of endangered
and fragile art works, rare books, scientific specimens, and
historical documents (photographs, maps, deeds, etc.) held in small
and medium-sized museums, archives, and libraries. To access
application guidelines instructions, please visit

The grants of up to $3,000 are aimed at completing stand-alone
conservation projects that convey the essential character and
experience of the United States. Examples of fundable projects are
provided in the grant guidelines.

To assist grant applicants with putting together their applications,
IMLS will be offering technical assistance audio conference calls at
the following dates and times. Callers will need the following
information to participate:

    Wednesday, August 20 at 3:30pm EST
    Conference ID#: 60867884
    Dial-in#: 1-800-603-9527

    Thursday, August 28 at 3:30pm EST
    Conference ID#: 60868197
    Dial-in#: 1-800-603-9527

The partnership builds on IMLS's Connecting to Collections: A Call
to Action, a multi-year, multi-pronged initiative to raise public
awareness and inspire action on the care of America's collections.
For more information, visit <URL:>.

For questions about museum projects, please contact Christine Henry,
Senior Program Officer, at 202-653-4674 or chenry<-a t->imls< . >gov to
discuss your questions. For questions about library or archival
projects, please contact Susan Malbin, Senior Program Officer, at
202-653-4768 at smalbin<-a t->imls< . >gov.

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