NEA Arts Magazine

Save America's Treasures Awards New Grants to Conserve U.S. Cultural Heritage


Native American doll in regalia

A Native-American doll from the Clowser Collection at the Days of '76 Museum in Deadwood, South Dakota, one of the artifacts being preserved with a Save America's Treasures grant. Photo courtesy of the Days of '76 Museum.

Forty organizations and agencies from across the country will receive $10.52 million in Save America's Treasures grants to support a range of cultural heritage projects. Save America's Treasures is a partnership program of the NEA, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, the National Park Service, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services to fund the preservation and conservation of the nation's irreplaceable and endangered historic properties, sites, documents, artistic works, and artifacts. Through Save America's Treasures, the NEA will support projects such as the documentation, restoration, and archival preservation of the only existing radio broadcasts of the historic August 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.