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
National preservation conference scholarships
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is holding its annual National Preservation Conference in Spokane, October 31-November 3, 2012. With an estimated attendance of more than 2,000 people, the conference attracts nationally recognized experts and practitioners in preservation and revitalization. The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and Spokane Preservation Advocates have worked to raise funds to provide conference scholarships for residents and students of Washington State. Read the rest of this article »
Heritage collections care
Deadline: 6/27/2012, 5 PM
This annual program provides support for projects that promote and encourage professional standards and practices in the collection, preservation, assessment and perpetual care of historic and cultural materials, artifacts, records and information pertaining to the heritage of King County. Read the rest of this article »
Small museum scholarships for AASLH annual meeting
American Association for State and Local History
The American Association for State and Local History is offering scholarships in conjunction with its 2012 Annual Meeting, being held October 3-6 in Salt Lake City, Utah. This year’s meeting theme, “Crossroads: Exploring the Vibrant Connections Between People and Place,” will examine the personal, communal, and organizational journeys that lead to vibrancy and authenticity and will feature speakers Pat Croce, Laura Thatch Ulrich, and Will Bagley and explore the theme together. Read the rest of this article »
IMLS grant guidelines available for public comment
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has announced new draft guidelines for two of its grant programs and is requesting public comment. These guidelines pertain to Museums for America and National Leadership Grants for Museums programs for 2013 Read the rest of this article »
Landmark Challenge Grants
Deadline: 7/11/2012, 5 PM
4Culture’s Landmark Challenge Grants support “bricks and mortar” projects involving buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts that have been officially designated as landmarks in any and every community in King County, WA, including the city of Seattle and Bothell. 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 email@example.com.
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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