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WNYLRC Webinar: Preservation Grant Writing – Tips and Guidance for Successful Preservation Project Proposals
September 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The workshop will include introductions to various programs that offer grants related to collections preservation and collection assessments, as well as strategies for developing fundable projects within these programs. Programs discussed will include (but not be limited to):
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- Institute of Museum and Library Services]
- Program through the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation
- Documentary Heritage Program of the State of New York Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP)
- The New York State Discretionary Program for the Conservation & Preservation of Library Research Materials
In addition, Mr. Linden will be available the following week, September 17, 2020, for a series of 30-minute one-on-one grant proposal consultation sessions for those who are interested in or who have already started a preservation proposal. Registration is separate for the workshop and the consultations. More information about the consultations will be forthcoming.
This workshop will be online. Registrants will be emailed with the Zoom link one day prior to the meeting.
This workshop will be recorded and the recording will be sent to all registrants.
About the Presenter:
Jeremy Linden has two decades of experience in the cultural heritage field, focusing on preservation and sustainability. He was formerly the Senior Preservation Environment Specialist at the Image Permanence Institute in Rochester, NY, and the Head of Archives and Special Collections at the State University of New York at Fredonia. This, combined with a decade of experience in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) field, allows him to offer a unique perspective of the holistic operation of built environments for both preservation and sustainability. He has been sought out as a preservation and building operation expert, has taught and presented extensively both nationally and internationally, and has served on a number of professional and standards committees, including work with the International Standards Organization, the American Society for Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, and the Society of American Archivists.