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Fundraising and Grant Writing Tips

the foundation center

Private funding sources are many and varied, so it is essential to match an institution’s needs with the individual interests of the foundation(s). The Foundation Center web site provides information on the Center’s regional libraries of materials on philanthropy, educational programs, analysis of funding trends, and other topics.  

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Creative Fundraising for Preservation   

Looking for creative fundraising ideas for your book conservation project or other conservation / preservation initiative? Join us for tips on developing a creative fundraising initiative, using web content, crowdfunding, and social media. We’ll provide examples of successful initiatives and give you a check-list to follow, as well as resources to help with your fundraising efforts.

Writing Your NEH Preservation Assistance Grant

Be ready for the next grant deadline! This webinar covers the issues that should be considered when preparing to submit an NEH Preservation Assistance Grant. Emphasis will be on preparing the grant narrative, making the case for your project, getting requisite information from consultants, and putting together a good budget. Also useful for all grant writing .


Visit NEDCC's Crowdfunding for Preservation Page, for tips on creating a successful fundraising campaign.