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Basket Case? Finding Funding for Archaeological Projects—A European Perspective

Author(s): Robert Bewley

Year: 2017

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The competition for funding is increasing, as demand increases but the sources of funds diminish, especially if there is a research element in any proposed project. This paper will explore the possible routes for funding and the potential and pitfalls of using a "basket" approach to raising funds for archaeological projects in the public sector (i.e., charities and non-commercial), including universities. It will also look at different approaches for funding significant heritage-based projects (including national lotteries). I will also briefly use the Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa Project as an example of what can (and what can't) be achieved.

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Basket Case? Finding Funding for Archaeological Projects—A European Perspective. Robert Bewley. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2017 ( tDAR id: 429628)


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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America