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Permanent Fund Grant Guidelines

RECIPIENTS must be:  Individuals, companies, or public entities engaged in professional or avocational projects or programs related to archaeology. Prior recipients may request funding in subsequent years.

PROJECTS OR PROGRAMS must:

  • Take place in the state of Illinois.
  • If possible involve substantial avocational participation and/or IAAA Chapter participation.
  • Be completed within 24 months.
  • Support any of the following archaeological projects or programs:
    • Archaeological field schools.
    • Scientifically conducted archaeological literature research surveys.
    • Surveys of archaeological sites and collections including curation.
    • Quantitative dating for site report preparation.
    • Outstanding archaeological projects generated by IAAA Chapters.
    • Photographic projects involving important private artifact collections.
    • Financial support to organizations that procure and protect endangered prehistoric and historic period site properties in Illinois.
    • Site excavation project assistance beyond the scope of their funding, i.e. dendrochronology, fauna and floral analysis, anthropological analysis, site excavation equipment, photographic equipment, film, photo processing, and laboratory equipment.
    • Projects involving the public awareness of Illinois archaeology preservation, i.e., Web site promotions, public displays and adult and youth education programs geared toward archaeological awareness and heritage preservation.
    • Other programs and projects deemed worthy by the IAAAPF Trustees and the IAAA Board.

GRANT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Each applicant must complete the IAAAPF application form.

THOSE AWARDED GRANTS MUST:

  • Submit a written report (within two years of grant award) detailing how the money was used in the context of the project or program.
  • Agree to allow publication of submitted material.
  • Agree to mention IAAAPF grant assistance in all reports on the project or program.

IN ADDITION, THOSE AWARDED GRANTS MAY BE ASKED TO:

  • Provide illustrated presentations of grant activity in the context of the project or program.
  • Make presentations to the IAAA board meeting and/or Chapter meetings.

Click here to download a copy of the Grant Application (This link requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to obtain a free copy of Acrobat Reader.) Or contact one of the Permanent Fund Trustees listed below for an application.

 

Trustees of IAAA Permanent Fund

Chairman:

Mary Pirkl Crawford

3 Plummer Hill Rd.

Hardin, IL 62047

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Treasurer:

Lynn Stephens

10531 E 500th Ave.

Robinson, IL 62954

Phone: (618) 546-1180

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