Thursday, September 20, 2012


FUNDRAISING FOR PRESERVATION & CONSERVATION Through thoughtful planning and effective grant writing, your organization can be competitive in the race for public and private funding to preserve cultural collections. This workshop will examine the planning process that funders want to see in place and the elements of a successful grant proposal. With examples drawn from success stories at museums, historic sites, libraries, and archives, program participants will gain an understanding of how to effectively develop and implement a funding strategy to raise money for their collections. Dates/Locations: November 7, 2012 - Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center, Johnstown November 8, 2012 - Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg Speaker: Ingrid Bogel, Executive Director, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts Lee Price, Director of Development, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts Registration Fee: $25 per person in Pennsylvania institutions $75 per person in out-of-state institutions Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 How to register? Registration, secure credit card payment, and additional program information are available at Can't make it to Johnstown or Boalsburg? This program will also be offered in: Allentown December 11, 2012 Scranton December 12, 2012 Philadelphia January 8, 2013 York January 10, 2013 Erie May 21, 2013 Pittsburgh May 22, 2013 Questions? Call CCAHA at 215.545.0613, or email us at Fundraising for Preservation & Conservation is part of Save Pennsylvania's Past, a statewide effort to preserve the millions of objects and historic artifacts that shape the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's history and define our nation. Now in its second year, this two-year initiative is preparing staff to address the challenges threatening Pennsylvania's world-class collections through training programs and online resources. Save Pennsylvania's Past is an initiative led by the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, PA Museums, and LYRASIS. The project is supported by an Institute of Museum and Library Services Connecting to Collections Statewide Implementation Grant, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Arthur Ross Foundation, Inc. The following program is also coming to Johnstown & Boalsburg: PROTECTING COLLECTIONS: DISASTER PREVENTION, PLANNING, & RESPONSE - MARCH 2013 This two-part program will guide participants in risk mitigation, emergency planning and preparedness, response, and recovery. About CCAHA The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is the country's largest nonprofit conservation facility serving cultural, research and educational institutions, as well as individuals and private organizations. CCAHA's mission is to provide expertise and leadership in the preservation of the world's cultural heritage. CCAHA specializes in the treatment of works of art on paper, such as drawings, prints, maps, posters, historic wallpaper, photographs, rare books, scrapbooks, and manuscripts, along with related materials like parchment and papyrus. CCAHA also offers digital imaging services, on-site consultations, educational programs, fellowships, and emergency conservation services. For information on additional educational opportunities, visit or find us on Facebook. KIMBERLY MAGYAR Preservation Services Assistant 264 S. 23RD STREET PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103 t 215.545.0613 f 215.735.9313 e KMAGYAR@CCAHA.ORG