The Americana Foundation Supports Preservation, Acquisition, and Restoration Projects for Handcrafted Furniture and Heritage Buildings.
The Americana Foundation supports preservation and restoration projects for handcrafted furniture and heritage buildings. The Americana Foundation seeks to promote knowledge, preservation, and accessibility of America’s heritage through increasing educational opportunities of future conservators and curators in the field and through preservation and presentation of unique collections.
Projects considered for grants include:
- Preservation and/or acquisition of high style, classic, handcrafted furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries as well as supporting their placement with charitable and educational institutions, and/or the US
- Career development support for curatorial and conservation internships within major institutions and
- Restoration projects for heritage buildings and cultural landscapes that are listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of historic
Given limited funds and its commitment to collaboration, the Foundation is most interested in requests that are supported by multiple sources, sustainable over time, and for a single year only.