Is Your Museum Grant-ready?: Assessing Your Organization's Potential for Funding (American Association for State & Local History)

Is Your Museum Grant-ready?: Assessing Your Organization's Potential for Funding (American Association for State & Local History)

By: Sarah S. Brophy (author)Hardback

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This succinct text provides an accessible, step-by-step guide for small museums and historic organizations to help assess their readiness for the often laborious grant-application process. It includes seven real-life examples of institutions that have successfully achieved grant-readiness. An invaluable resource to museums, cultural institutions, and students studying history or non-profit work.

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About Author

Sarah S. Brophy is a long-time freelance proposal writer for New England museums, tribes, municipalities and cultural resource organizations.

Contents

Introduction: Are You There Yet? Chapter 1: From the Foundation's Point of View Chapter 2: Developing Relationships Case: A Working Relationship: The Ben B. Cheney Foundation & the Job Carr Cabin Museum Chapter 3: Are You Grant-Ready? Chapter 4: Why Do You Matter? Case: Need and Uniqueness: Sandwich Glass Museum Chapter 5: Why Are You The One? Case: Commitment and Ability: The Prince Charitable Trusts & Save Blithewold, Inc. Case: Partnership and Planning: Historic Georgetown, Inc. Chapter 6: Why Project Money Will Be Your First Money Case: Project Money as First Money: Westborough Historical Commission and The Nathan Fisher House Case: Partnership, Uniqueness and Excellence: Conner Prairie and "Follow the North Star" Chapter 7: How to Gain Traction Case: Gaining Traction: Carlisle Historical Society Chapter 8: Maintaining Momentum Appendix A: Proposal Writing Tips Appendix B: Resources Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/11/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780759106505
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780759106505
  • weight: 444
  • ISBN10: 0759106509

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