Grants & Scholarships for Conservation

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) offers several grants and scholarships to promote professional development, outreach to the public, publications, and conservation projects. In addition, we have assembled several resources for outside funding.

In this section: FAIC Grants and Scholarships 

Professional Development Grants and Scholarships

FAIC offers a variety of scholarships and grants to promote educational opportunities for conservation professionals. Deadlines vary by category. Be sure to also see our Five Tips for Successful Scholarship Applications.

Outreach Grants

FAIC offers grants to individuals and organizations conducting activities that reach a wider public and help institutions conserve their collections.

Publication Grants

With the support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, FAIC has supported completion of manuscripts that improve the quality and quantity of publications in the field of conservation.

Conservation Project Grants

For those seeking funding for conservation projects, we recommend the following resources and funding programs.

Outside Funding Sources

For those seeking additional funding for conservation projects, individual study or research, or formal education programs, we recommend the following resource for finding outside funding programs.

About the Foundation

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization in 1972 to solicit, receive, and maintain funds in order to support the charitable, scientific, and educational activities of AIC and the field of conservation. FAIC offers grants, scholarships, and funded awards for projects that support AIC’s mission and goals. Find out how you can contribute to the Foundation >>