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Organization name: National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
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CH-51001-12

National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library (Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5918)
Jan Stoffer (Project Director: May 2011 to June 2017)
Leah Wilson (Project Director: June 2017 to September 2017)
Growing the NCSML endowment for support of the education department

Endowment for the museum's education department, including a staff position, lecture series, research fellowships conferences, internships, and Web-based humanities currriculum.

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library seeks a $490,000 NEH Challenge Grant to establish an endowment for humanities-based educational programs. The expendable income from the education specific endowment will be used for multiple purposes: 1) to endow the NCSML's staff education position, 2) to engage humanities scholars in a variety of educational programs, 3) to fund related program expenses, 4) to provide for the development and delivery via the web of humanities-based curricula, 5) to support ongoing evaluation of all programs, and 6) to provide graduate student internships.

Project fields:
Ethnic Studies

Program:
Challenge Grants

Division:
Challenge Programs

Totals (matching):
$425,000 (approved)
$425,000 (offered)
$425,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016


PF-50231-11

National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library (Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5918)
Stefanie Kohn (Project Director: December 2010 to April 2014)
Purchasing Storage Furniture to Rehouse and Make Collections Accessible

An implementation project to purchase storage furniture and environmental and light monitoring equipment to preserve library and artifact collections on the history and culture of Czech and Slovak immigrants and their descendants in the United States.

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML) seeks NEH support in the preservation of its humanities collections following a natural disaster by purchasing and installing new storage furniture and environmental and light monitoring equipment, creation of an Integrated Pest Management System, moving the artifact and library collections to a new museum and library currently under construction, and restoring and updating documentation and cataloging of the artifact and library collections.

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Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$175,000 (approved)
$175,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2011 – 8/31/2013


PW-50181-08

National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library (Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5918)
David P. Muhlena (Project Director: July 2008 to January 2010)
The Salvage of Flood-affected Humanities-Related Materials from the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

No project description available

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2008 – 6/30/2009


PA-51722-06

National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library (Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5918)
Edith Blanchard (Project Director: May 2005 to October 2007)
General Preservation Assessment of Artifact Collection

A general preservation assessment of the museum's material culture collection, which includes 6,300 objects that enhance the understanding of Czech- and Slovak-American history and culture.

Project fields:
European History

Program:
Preservation/Access Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2006 – 6/30/2007