Budgeting for Collections Care

The care of collections is essential to ensuring that our collective cultural heritage is preserved for generations to come. It can be daunting to consider the cost of collections care, especially for non-profit organizations working with tight budgets, but keep in mind that an investment in collections care is an investment in the future. Successfully budgeting for preservation activities helps organizations achieve preservation goals and shows a commitment to sustained collections care to internal stakeholders and potential donors and granting organizations.

Updated July 2022.