Garden and Landscape grants are intended to support primary research of a specific site; they can be used for a broad array of projects in heritage conservation, including field research, site analysis,botanical surveys, and restoration planning, with the goal of promoting the understanding and preservation of historic gardens and other significant designed landscapes.
Eligible projects may include:
• non-destructive investigation and/or excavation of a site or a garden component of a site
• materials analyses
• Surveying or photographing monuments and objects that are at risk, e.g. gardens, architecture, mosaics,
and sculptures in situ
The normal range of awards is $3,000–$10,000. A list of previously awarded project grants may be found at:
Before applying, applicants must contact the Director of Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than
October 15 2012, to determine if the project is within the purview of Dumbarton Oaks.
Please review the qualifications and conditions, and follow the online instructions, which may be found at:
Applications, to be written in English, must be submitted electronically by November 1, 2012.