Tag: funding

University of Maryland and Dartmouth College to Host Crowdsourcing Workshop

The NEH has announced the award of a Cooperative Agreement to Dartmouth College and University of Maryland for a May 2015 event entitled ‘Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines.'” The workshop will investigate how crowdsourcing works as an effective means for generating knowledge and connecting the public with cultural heritage resources.

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Transferable Development Rights (TDR) as a source of funding for Historic and Environmental Protection

One of my earlier blogs discussed the challenges of funding regarding environmental protection and historic preservation.  At a time when budget-cutting and austerity measures are having a profound impact on the ability of state and local governments to set aside

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The Meaning of Green: The Challenges of Funding for Environmental Protection and Historical Preservation

My last post focused on the strong connection between outdoor recreation and education in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.  The theme to be examined here are the ongoing efforts to preserve and maintain open space throughout the region so

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Economic Challenges: A Second Look

As the economic downturn continues, many mid-Atlantic cultural organizations have moved from short-term responses to long-term financial concerns.  In the Fall 2009 issue of Cross Ties, directors of three historical organizations explained their early responses to these challenges.  This month,

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Art vs. History, part duex

Last month I pondered the inequity between the support art organizations receive as compared to public history ones. I hope it led some of you to check into what the numbers are in your own state. When I first found

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