AKCHO was established to encourage cooperation among historical organizations and to promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve, and to support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.
THE HERITAGE ADVISOR
The newsletter of the Association of King County Historical Organizations
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Category: Grants & Fundraising
Heritage Capital Project Fund 2011-2013
Washington State Historical Society
Since 1997, the Heritage Capital Projects Fund (HCPF) has supported local leaders in communities across the state as they have worked to preserve our heritage, interpret its meaning, and serve the public. Read the rest of this article »
2010 NEH Preservation Assistance Grants
National Endowment for the Humanities
Up to $6,000 for preservation planning and implementing small projects that strengthen collections care overall. Repeat applications are encouraged. For complete program information, visit www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/pag.html.
Save America’s Treasures Grants
National Park Service
Grants are available for preservation and/or conservation work on nationally significant intellectual and cultural artifacts and historic structures and sites. $14.3 million is available in 2010. More information at www.nps.gov/history/hps/treasures/index.htm.
Digitization Program for Local Government Records
Washington State Historical Records Advisory Board
Deadline: extended to 6/1/10
If your collection includes local government records, the State Historical Records Advisory Board offers free digitization of eligible local government records courtesy of the Washington State Historical Records Advisory Board (WSHRAB) and Washington State Archives Imaging and Preservation Services. For more information visit www.sos.wa.gov/archives/wshrab.aspx or contact email@example.com or 360-650-2813.
Financed in part by a portion of the King County document filing fee revenue, this new 4Culture competitive funding program is designed to provide support to organizations specifically for the conservation of historic collections. Read the rest of this article »
ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER
Heritage Advisor is published 10 times a year by the Association of King County Historical Organizations as a service to members and those who support its mission. AKCHO was established in 1977 to: encourage cooperation among historical organizations; promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve; and support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.
The Heritage Advisor welcomes submissions of news items, calendar items, and opinion columns from AKCHO members, HA subscribers, and readers. Articles are limited to 300 words and they should have a strong relevance to historic preservation and heritage issues in King County, Washington. Submission of an article does not guarantee publication. AKCHO does not pay for published submissions. All articles are subject to review by AKCHO staff. Please send your article within the body of an email (no attachments, please) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AKCHO welcomes new members year round. Individual memberships are $15. Organization memberships are $35. Join more than 150 individuals and organizations supporting heritage work and historic preservation in King County. For more information and an application form, visit http://www.akcho.org/members.php.
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