PreservationDirectory.com
PreservationDirectory.com
 
home
preservation events & conferences
press releases & job postings
› main menu
› article guidelines
› submit an article
grants & funding sources
heritage marketing services
preservation library:
articles, regulations & policy
preservation organizations
& resources
museums & historic structures
historic real estate
preservation businesses,
products & services
historic lodging:
inns, b&b's, hotels
historic tours
preservation general resources
historic photo galleries
preservation bookstore
frequently asked questions
about us
join email list
contact us
site map


member login

Featured
Property For Sale
View more information about this historic property for sale in Ligonier, Indiana

Historic Bed & Breakfast For Sale in Ligonier, IN

Ligonier, IN
PreservationDirectory.com
30 Bromley Road
Pittsford, NY 14534
Phone: (503) 308-0500

Email Us!
foo




Atlas Preservation

Mad Dog Primer

University of Oregon



PreservationDirectory.com

Endangered History     


Endangered History
Back to Press Releases Print   Submit an Article
New Technical Assistance and Grants to Encourage Community Centered Schools
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - National Trust for Historic Preservation, Center for State and Local Policy, US Environmental Protection Agency
Contributed By: The National Trust for Historic Preservation's Department of Public Policy
Email The Author: renee_kuhlman@nthp.org
Website: http://www.nthp.org

The National Trust Center for State and Local Policy is offering a new grant and technical assistance to encourage community-centered schools. Concerned about the abandonment of older neighborhood schools and the siting of new schools outside of communities, the National Trust is offering an opportunity for organizations and coalitions in up to five states to analyze their state’s current policies and develop an educational outreach program with policy recommendations to help citizens and officials make informed choices when spending their limited dollars on school facilities.

Selected organizations will receive a year of technical assistance and a $6,000 grant to:

  1. research state policies and practices;
  2. convene a policy summit to develop recommendations;
  3. develop educational materials; and
  4. hold a press event to announce policy findings. By participating in this program, organizations will secure community-centered schools for their state through the implementation of state-level policies. The proposal deadline is July 14, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. eastern.

Through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and with support from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, the National Trust launched the Helping Johnny Walk to School: Sustaining Communities through Smart School Siting Policies program to help localities site their schools in a way that not only achieves their educational objectives, but also anchors the local neighborhood, supports better public health, creates a cleaner environment, spurs economic development, and offers additional amenities to the community.

For more information or contact Renee Viers Kuhlman, Director of Special Projects, Center for State and Local Policy, at Phone: 202-588-6234, e-mail: renee_kuhlman@nthp.org, or visit the National Trust’s website for more details about applying for this new grant opportunity.

Reprinted by permission of the Public Policy Department of the National Trust


Keywords: National Trust for Historic Preservation, Center for State and Local Policy, US Environmental Protection Agency

Posted: June 14, 2008
Back to Press Releases Print   Submit an Article


Unless noted, the thoughts and opinions expressed in the article are solely that of the
author and not necessarily the opinion of the editors of PreservationDirectory.com.
   



PreservationDirectory.com | preservation events & conferences | press releases & job postings | organizations & resources
museums & historic structures | historic real estate | preservation businesses, products & services | historic lodging
historic tours | preservation general resources | historic photo galleries | preservation bookstore | preservation library
frequently asked questions | about us | join email list | heritage marketing services | contact us | site map

© Copyright 2019 - PreservationDirectory.com | website by Stolutions