Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Free workshop- Grant Writing - L A

The California Historical Records Advisory Board and the California
State Archives are offering FREE one-day training on Funding for
Historical Records: A Grant Writing Workshop. The workshop will be
taught by Tom Wilsted, an experienced consultant with over 40 years in
the profession.

In the grant writing workshop, you will learn about:

* Grants and how they work
* The importance of planning
* Sources of funding for historical records
* Matching your needs with grant agency resources
* Writing the perfect proposal
* How grants are evaluated
* Managing a successful grant
* Developing your own grant

Staff and volunteers who work in historical societies, libraries,
government offices, museums, and archives often suffer from a lack of
adequate funding. This FREE workshop can help you learn how to write a
successful grant and increase the resources available to preserve your
valuable collections.

The workshop will be offered on January 20, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30
p.m. at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Times Mirror
Conference Center. The museum is located at 900 Exposition Blvd., Los
Angeles, 90007.

To register for the workshop, send your name, title, name of
organization, full address, phone number, and email address to:

Sherrie Lujan at sherrie.lujan@sos.ca.gov or fax completed form to
916-653-7134. Registration will be limited to 30 people. The deadline to
register is January 13, 2011.