The Preservation Technology and Training (PTT) Grants program provides funding for innovative research that develops new technologies or adapts existing technologies to preserve cultural resources. Grant recipients undertake innovative research and produce technical reports which respond to national needs in the field of historic preservation. Since the inception of the grants program in 1994, the National Center has awarded over 300 grants totaling more than $9.1 million in Federal funds.

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The 2016 Grants closed on Tuesday, November 03, 2015

2016 Grants

PTT Grants

Call for Proposals
Apply for 2016 PTT GrantDeadline for submission: Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Funding Opportunity Number: P15AS00360
CFDA Number: 15.923

Download-PTT-Grant-Funding-Opportunity-AnnouncementThe Preservation Technology and Training (PTT) Grants program provides funding for innovative research that develops new technologies or adapts existing technologies to preserve cultural resources. Grant recipients undertake innovative research and produce technical reports which respond to national needs in the field of historic preservation.

NCPTT funds projects within several overlapping disciplinary areas which include: Archeology, Architecture, Collections Management, Engineering, Historic Landscapes, and Materials Conservation. In order to focus research efforts, NCPTT requests innovative proposals that advance the application of science and technology to historic preservation in the following areas: Climate Change Impacts, Disaster Planning and Response, 3D Documentation and Visualization, and Protective Coatings and Treatments.

The maximum grant award amount is $40,000, but proposals for lesser amounts are encouraged. NCPTT does not fund “bricks and mortar” grants. Learn more about the Preservation Technology and Training (PTT) Grants Program.

The 2016 NCPTT Media Grants closed on Tuesday, November 03, 2015

NCPTT Media Grants

Apply for 2016 NCPTT Media GrantDeadline for submission: Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Funding Opportunity Number: P15AS00362
CFDA Number: 15.923

Media-Grant-Opportunity-AnnouncementThe NCPTT Media Grants Program provides funding for innovative dissemination of new technologies or existing technologies to preserve cultural resources. Grant recipients will develop publications, web or mobile applications, and video products that offer preservationists a better understanding of tools and resources available to preserve cultural heritage. The resulting grant products help increase the longevity of cultural resources.

The NCPTT Media Grants Program is a subset of the Preservation Technology and Training (PTT) Grants Program.

Guidance

Applicants are encouraged to contact NCPTT to discuss their ideas prior to submitting a proposal. NCPTT staff will provide feedback on the degree of fit between the proposed idea and the mission of the grants program, along with suggestions for improving competitiveness. Please contact the expert below that most closely relates to the subject matter of your grant idea.

You may also call (318) 356-7444 and an operator will connect you with the appropriate party.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted through Grants.gov.

For the 2016 Preservation Technology and Training Grants Program, see How to Apply for the 2016 PTT Grants Program. The funding opportunity number for the 2016 PTT Grants is P15AS00360 and can be viewed online.

For the 2016 NCPTT Media Grants Program,  see How to Apply for the 2016 NCPTT Media Grants Program. The funding opportunity number for the 2016 NCPTT Media Grants is P15AS00362 and can be viewed online.

If you have difficulty with accessing a Grants.gov application, please call the Grants.gov Help Desk at 1-800-518-4726 or email support@grants.gov.

PTT Grants are administered according to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements, Cost Principles, and Audits. NCPTT staff administer the awards.

The 2016 Grants and Media Grants closed on Tuesday, November 03, 2015

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
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Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt@nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
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