American Heritage

Edsel and Eleanor Ford House – $20,000

Ford House Conservation Fellowship Program Ford House will use this grant to support the development of a new conservation/curator fellowship at the Ford House designed to employ individuals from war-torn nations (e.g., Afghanistan and Ukraine). The fellowship will broaden the experience of scholars from other lands and will facilitate the preservation and conservation of the […]

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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – $47,184

“From African American Hands” This grant will support the very first art exhibition at Colonial Williamsburg dedicated exclusively to celebrating African American artistry.  All types of decorative art and folk-art objects will be included in the exhibit, including furniture, textiles, quilts and coverlets, metals, ceramics, paintings, sculpture, drawings, tools and equipment, and costume accessories, all

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Historical Society of Michigan – $15,000

Boosting Participation of Students in the Metro Detroit Region in the Year-Long Michigan History Day Competition This grant will contribute to a collaborative effort to increase Detroit region student participation in the year-long Michigan History Day academic competition program for grades 4-12.  More than 5,000 students participate in the program across the state, but Detroit

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Edsel and Eleanor Ford House – $6,000

Strengthening Small Museums Ford House, with conservator Mark Gervasi, will use this grant to strengthen and expand the capacities for small museums to properly care for their historical objects.  Staff from Ford House will consult with staff/volunteers from the museums to help them better understand collections care and management, and to assist with interpretation of

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Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. – $50,000

Monticello Curatorial Internship With this grant, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation will create a full-time, one-year, curatorial intern position to update catalog records for the foundation’s 800 most significant objects and make them accessible for study by the public through an online database. The updates will address content bias shown towards white or dominant class artisans

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