Northwest History Network - Call for Microfunding Proposals
Contributed By: Northwest History Network
The Northwest History Network is seeking applications for competitive awards of up to $250 to fund equipment, services, and other one-time needs for history projects. Proposed projects should advance one or more of NHN’s organizational goals:
- Provide professional support for community partners documenting, preserving, and/or presenting their histories.
- Facilitate communication and foster collaboration between public and private organizations, educational institutions, libraries, museums, and archives.
- Protect and increase preservation and access to historical resources and materials.
- Expand historical education by using non-traditional venues to present public history projects.
- Use varied strategies and technologies to promote appreciation and understanding of the past.
- Foster a non-competitive and supportive atmosphere for those committed to public history.
To apply, please respond to the following:
Submit completed proposals to the NHN Project Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. Proposals are due May 1, 2013. In June, the Project Committee will recommend projects to the Board for funding. You will be notified of the Board’s decision by early July.
- Project title or brief description (15 words or less)
- Contact information for Project Director (individual responsible for managing project and communicating with NHN)
- Summary of project (200 words or less)
- Describe how this project relates to NHN’s goals listed at the top of this document (200 words or less)
- Amount of funding requested up to $250 and how it will be used
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