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We are not currently accepting applications. We anticipate the next application deadline will be no earlier than February 28, 2025.

If you have any questions or would like to be added to our notification list for the next application cycle please email

  • A sample application is also available for review.

Criteria for Review

Program funding limits the number of museums we are able to accept in each cycle. After the application closing date, all applications will be reviewed to ensure applicants meet the eligibility requirements. All eligible applications will be reviewed by the CAP Steering Committee and awards will be make based on the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated need
  • Potential impact of a conservation assessment at this time
  • Consideration is given to diversity of participants (type of institution, geographic location, etc.)
All applicants will be notified of the status of their application approximately 3 months after the application deadline.