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CSA College and University Collection Care Grants

Grants to USA Colleges and Universities
for Costume and Textile Conservation and Care

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Costume Society of America

Deadline Date:

02/01/15 Postmark

Description:

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Grants of $1,500 to USA colleges and universities with costume and textiles collections, to support the care and conservation of historic costumes and textiles that are intended for preservation and are used for study by an institution that has a degree program in apparel, textiles, or theatre.

These grants assist a college or university collection and may be used for appropriate supplies or display items, the services of a consultant or specialist, or other projects which relate directly to the institution's costume collection and foster the care or use of the collection at a level appropriate to the particular collection's most pressing needs. These focused grants do not permit an "overhead" or "operational cut" that many colleges and universities typically take from grant funds they receive.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150260

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,500

Term of Contract:

Grant funds will be available by June 15, 2015. Funded projects must be completed by June 30, 2016.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Institutions applying for a grant must meet the following requirements:

- Legally own the collection (a private collection housed in a college/university is not eligible).

- Provide institutional support for the collection in the sense that institutional employee(s) are responsible for the care and maintenance of the collection.

- Provide institutional endorsement of the collection by some expression of commitment (such as exhibition space, insurance, storage, or staff time) for the care and management of the collection.

An institution must be or become an Institutional Member of the Costume Society of America or have an active staff member who is an Individual CSA member.

Pre-Application Information:

The application form is available at http://bit.ly/140Jkir.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit one application electronically. If not submitting electronically, send six copies of the application material, together with any relevant documentation and supporting material, to the address below.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Karin Bohleke, CSA College and University Collection Care Grants Committee Chair
KJBohleke@ship.edu

The Costume Society of America
390 Amwell Road, Suite 403
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

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