[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-03-02

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Fri Mar 2 08:55:03 PST 2012

In this Issue:
1. Grant Writing Workshops offered in Curry County
2. Steve Wyatt Named Executive Director of LCHS
The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCAA) will host “Learn By Doing,”
a grant writing workshop series offered to nonprofit organizations in
Curry County during April and May. Meredith Howell, a grant writer and
nonprofit consultant, will facilitate the four-part workshop sessions,
including Session 1: “Positioning Your Organization to be Grant”, April
12; Session 2: “Project Planning Tools and Practice, Grant Guidelines”,
April 19; Session 3: “Budgeting and Project Evaluation”, May 10 and
Session 4: “Grant Review and Organizational Site Visits”, May 21. The
workshops will run from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day at the Port Orford
Public Library, 1421 Oregon St., Port Orford. 
Designed to help beginning and intermediate grant writers working in
arts, heritage and humanities nonprofit organizations, series
participants will learn about planning, writing and successfully
attaining grant funding from local and regional funding sources.
Workshop participants will meet with funders, hear about available grant
programs, and have opportunities for review of grant writing work
completed during the series. Arts, heritage and humanities organizations
should plan to bring more than one board member, staff or volunteer from
each organization. 
To register or learn more, call OCCA Executive Director Catherine
Rickbone at (541) 574-2652 to make your reservations.
Steve M. Wyatt will join the Lincoln County Historical Society (LCHS)
as its new executive director on March 12.  Wyatt, who has 20 years of
museum experience, was curator for the Society from 1993 to 2001. Since
then, he has gained experience in management, fund raising, and
marketing, working at the Southern Oregon Historical Society, the Utah
Museum of Fine Arts, and the Washington Heritage Center in Olympia.
"I’m glad to be returning both to Oregon and the Lincoln County
Historical Society. I’m very excited about the Pacific Maritime &
Heritage Center and think this is a grand time to be at the helm of
LCHS," Wyatt said.
"We’re thrilled to have Steve return to LCHS, this time as executive
director, and impressed with the experience he has gained since leaving
here," Bart January, president of LCHS, said.
Except for his time in Utah and Washington, Wyatt is a lifelong
resident of Oregon. "My family has lived in Oregon since the late 1800s.
 My grandparents lived on the Siletz Bay and Siletz River in the 1960s
and 70s.  I fell in love with the Central Oregon Coast during the
summers I spent with them," Wyatt said.

Visit www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/OHC/Conference.shtml to learn more about
the joint Oregon Heritage Conference / Northwest Archivists Annual
Meeting April 26-28. 

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Oregon Heritage News is a service of the Oregon Heritage Commission.
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