Of potential interest to COSTEP MA members is the recently announced initiative from North Carolina to support collections affected by recent Hurricanes. See below for links and their blurb.
Released May 1, 2019:
The North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) and the North Carolina Museum Council (NCMC) have joined forces to assist collecting institutions affected by Hurricanes Matthew, Florence, and Michael by creating the Hurricane Relief Support Grant program. This is a two-year program.
Purpose and Scope of Grant
To provide funds for collection supplies for institutions affected by Hurricane Matthew (September-October 2016), Hurricane Florence (September 2018) and Tropical Storm Michael (October 2018). Institutions within the North Carolina counties declared disaster areas that need collection preservation assistance are eligible to apply for this grant. Those counties can be found here:
- Matthew: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4285
- Florence: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4393
- Michael: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4412