Grant Writing for Museum Professionals
Instructor: Bob Beatty
Date: October 15-16, 2018
This course will provide instruction on how to write successful grant proposals for funding preservation projects with a focus on the NEH, IMLS, private foundations, and other funders. Topics include the importance of planning grant protocol, the review process, and how to design and write a practical proposal and realistic budget. The course will include the opportunity to develop a proposal outline.
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Bob Beatty is founder and President of The Lyndhurst Group, a history, museum, and nonprofit consulting firm providing community-focused engagement strategies for institutional planning, organizational assessments, and interpretive direction.
From 2007-2017 Bob served the American Association for State & Local History as the Interim President & CEO, Chief Operating Officer, and Vice President for Programs, leading AASLH’s professional development program. From 1999-2007 he directed theEducation Department at the Orange County (FL) Regional History Center.
He holds a BA in Liberal Studies and an MA in History from the University of Central Florida and a PhD in Public History at Middle
Tennessee State University.
He is author of Florida’s Highwaymen: Legendary Landscapes, co-editor of Zen and the Art of Local History, author of the forthcoming Rowman & Littlefield Book An AASLH Guide to Making Public History, has published several articles, and is a regular presenter at professional conferences.