Grants & Awards
AIA Site Preservation Grant Program
This grant is intended to fund projects that uphold the AIA's mission to preserve and promote the world's archaeological heritage for future generations. Next application deadline is October 15, 2014. Learn more.
AIA Award for Best Practices in Site Preservation
AIA's awards for Best Practices in Site Preservation are presented to groups or projects recognized by their peers for doing exemplary work. Nominations for this award must be submitted to AIA's Site Preservation Program. Next nomination deadline is May 1, 2015.
Sustainable Preservation Initiative
The AIA, along with the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA is supporting an innovative new program called the Sustainable Preservation Initiative, which utilizes local economic development to preserve our sites and global heritage. Read more about the Sustainable Preservation Initiative's executive director, Larry Coben.
Other Funding Opportunities
Other non-AIA grant opportunities, aimed particularly at sites in developing nations.
DNA research from the AIA-supported site of Hoyo Negro makes important connections between the earliest settlers of the Americas and modern Native Americans.
Download the Program's 2014 Annual Report to learn about its many accomplishments and initiatives this past year.
The most recent Site Preservation Grant was awarded to a preservation and outreach project at Narce, Italy.