The North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) and the North Carolina Museum Council (NCMC) have joined forces last year to create a two-year grant program to assist collecting institutions affected by Hurricanes Matthew, Florence, and Michael. NCPC and NCMC are happy to announce a second round of grants that includes support for member institutions who suffered damage due to Hurricane Dorian.
Purpose and Scope of Grant
To provide funds for collection supplies for institutions affected by Hurricane Matthew (September-October 2016), Hurricane Florence (September 2018), Tropical Storm Michael (October 2018), and Hurricane Dorian (September 2019). 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
- Dorian: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4465
The application deadline is January 15, 2020. More information on eligibility can be found on the Hurricane Relief Support Grant homepage.