National Endowment for the Humanities, Preservation and Access, P. I., 2014-17 ($299,989)
With funding ($299, 989) from the NEH Preservation and Access Division (2014-2017), the Archive of Malian Photography has preserved over 100,000 negatives from the archives of Mamadou Cissé, Abdourahmane Sakaly, Malick Sidibé, Adama Kouyaté, and Tijani Sitou. Most of these images are available online (http://amp.matrix.msu.edu), with more material uploaded weekly. By the end of spring 2018, the collection will also be available at the Maison Africaine de la Photographie in Bamako.
British Library Endangered Archives Programme, Principal Investigator, 2011-13 ($51,804)
In June 2011, Dr. Keller and the Archive of Malian Photography team were awarded funding by the British Library Endangered Archives Programme ($51,804) to clean, preserve, digitize, and catalog original negatives dating between the 1940s and the 1960s from the archives of Mamadou Cissé and Abdourahmane Sakaly. This highly successful initial stage of the larger Archive of Malian Photography project was completed between November 2011-2013. During this time, preserved and rendered 28,000 negatives globally accessible via a digital repository (KORA) at Michigan State University (http://amp.matrix.msu.edu) and the British Library online database.