Frequently Asked Questions

If my project is granted, how and when do I report to the Program?

Annual Report

The Annual Report, or Status Report, is for existing grantees to update their progress toward publication. An annual report is reqiured each year until the final publication of your project. If you have questions or concerns, please email White Levy or give us a call at 617-495-9317.

For grantees who are still applying for funding, your annual report was due by August 1st, 2017. You must also send a Renewal Request...

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When is my Grant Renewal Request due and what should it include?

Renewal Request

In addition to an Annual Report, grantees who have been approved for multi-year projects and would like their funding to continue must report to the Board each year to request the renewal of their funds. Successful reporting will lead to the renewal of the grant for another year.

If you have had a change in address (home or office), phone number, or email since your last report, please include and highlight this information in your email to us.

The Annual Report, or Status Report, is for existing...

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What are the Program's standards for projects and applications?

The Program's geographical range includes Magna Graecia and related cultures in the Mediterranean, Cyprus, the Iranian plateau, the Levant (Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel), Mesopotamia, Egypt, Nubia, Sudan, and the Anatolian peninsula. Preference is given to projects from the Neolithic to the Medieval. The Program accepts applications only for field work terminated for at...

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My publication schedule includes the archaeobotanical remains of several sites; however, all the recent granted projects have focused on single sites. Will you consider an application for this project?

You are correct that most of the projects we support generally focus on one site.  But we have received multi-site applications in the past, and there is no formal barrier to the program approving funding for a multi-site project.  One important condition that you would have to meet in your application, however, is you must be able to provide written evidence of permission to publish the findings and materials from all of the site directors/archaeological authorities who possess the rights to the finds.

Can more than one applicant be listed on the application?

It is quite usual for applications to our program to come from groups of collaborators, often drawing on the skills of whole teams of excavators and specialist technicians.  Moreover, it is possible, in theory, for two scholars to share the role of Principal Investigator (P.I.).  But in the interests of not creating a great deal of unnecessary difficulties in administering the grant – not to mention a great deal of extra work if it the funding has to be transferred to two distinct institutions – we always advise that one person be named P.I. and serve as the formal recipient of...

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