Grant Writing for Collections Care: Non-Federal Grants
Instructor: Pamela White
Early-Bird Registration Fee: $1,000
Regular Registration: $1,050
This course will be complementary to Grant Writing for Collections Care: NEH & IMLS Grants. This course will provide instruction on how to write successful grant proposals for funding preservation projects with a focus on private, non-federal grants. During this course, participants will learn how to
identify foundations and other non-federal sources of grant funding, the grant writing process, the grant reviewing process, and management of awarded grants.
This is a hands-on class devoted to the task of developing grant proposals as well as achieving proficiency in understanding how Grants form a key element of fund raising. Students will learn various aspects of grant writing and how it relates to community building. This class requires participation in an intensive reading and writing schedule.
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Pamela J. White, JD, PHD is a faculty member for the Graduate Program of Museum Studies at Western Illinois University. Her courses include Legal Issues for Museums, Administration, Exhibitions, Grant Writing and Public Art. She also teaches Grant Writing and Art, Law and Ethics for the University of Iowa
School of Art and Art History and College of Law. She is the Principal for White Cow Art Consulting, LLC focusing on public art, curatorial organization and artists’ rights. Her clients include the University of Iowa Art in State Buildings Program. She was formerly the Interim Director of the University of Iowa Museum of Art and the Director of the Pentacrest Museums at the UI. She has more than twenty years of experience in the museum field and has curated more than 100 exhibitions.