Resource Types Archives: Fundraising-includes Grants

Adopt-an-Object

A number of collecting institutions have used Adopt-an-Object campaigns to raise funds for artifact conservation. Adoption programs offer a unique opportunity for visitors to meaningfully contribute to conservation efforts and to gain a sense of ownership of their favorite objects and institutions. In this live chat event we discussed existing Adopt-an-Object models and explored the […]

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Sharing Public History Work: Crowdsourcing Data

Crowdsourcing was one of the topics at the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ 2012 WebWise Conference. Crowdsourcing is increasing public interest in collections, improving collections management workflows, and becoming easier thanks to several open source software programs. We were pleased to present on it again via a WebWise Reprise webinar. Recorded:  Wednesday, June 14, 2012 Duration: Approximately 90 minutes Speakers: Sharon M. […]

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Applying to NEH’s Preservation Assistance Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Preservation Assistance Grants help small and mid-sized institutions—such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities—improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. These may include special collections of books and journals, archives and […]

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Funding for Collections Care

One of the biggest challenges in moving ahead with collections care projects can be finding adequate funding. The speakers in this webinar have achieved success in raising funds for collections care, both on behalf of their own organizations and for others.

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