Message #199 Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 Subject: 1999 PTTGrant Call for Proposals [ AzTeC / SWA SASIG ] : From: Mary S. Carroll mary_carroll@NCPTT.NPS.GOV For Immediate Release -- The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training has issued its 1999 Call for Proposals for NCPTT's Preservation Technology and Training Grants program. The PTTGrants program has awarded over $500,000 each year since 1994 for innovative work in research, training and information management projects on technical issues in historic architecture, archeology, historic landscapes, objects and materials conservation, and interpretation. Grants are available in eight categories -- Information management Training and education Applied/fundamental research Environmental effects of outdoor pollutants Technology transfer Analytical facility support Conference support Publications support. Application deadlines are mid-December 1998, as specified in the Call for Proposals. The 1999 Call for Proposals is available via -- e-mail: Send a blank message to email@example.com and the call for proposals will return automatically. Fax-on-demand: Call 318/357-3214 and follow the recorded instructions to receive a catalog of documents that includes the call for proposals. Web: Visit http://www.ncptt.nps.gov and click on "Preservation Technology and Training Grants". Brochure: Request a printed call for proposals by sending an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org , telephoning 318/357-6464, or writing NCPTT, NSU Box 5682, Natchitoches, LA 71497. PTTGrants are funded by Federal appropriation and awards are subject to availability of funds. For more information, contact John Robbins, NCPTT Executive Director; telephone 318/357-6464, facsimile 318/357-6421 e-mail: email@example.com The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training is an office of the National Park Service under the Associate Director, Cultural Resource Stewardship and Partnerships. NCPTT promotes and enhances the preservation of prehistoric and historic resources in the United States for present and future generations through the advancement and dissemination of preservation and conservation technology and training. Preservation Technology and Training Grants are NCPTT's chief means of stimulating and supporting creative work in research, training and information management for preservation and conservation.