[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2014-03-05

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Wed Mar 5 08:56:28 PST 2014


In this Issue
1. Grant program assists National Register listing - learn how on Exchange
2. “Conversations with Funders” set to take place beginning March 6
3. Applications available for “Capacity Building: Portland” training opportunity
4. OMA offers annual meeting, Heritage Conference stipends
5. National Alliance of Preservation Commission survey available
6. State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation appoints two new members


GRANT PROGRAM ASSISTS NATIONAL REGISTER LISTING – LEARN HOW ON EXCHANGE

Until a few years ago, Portland's Rinehart Building suffered extreme neglect, but its incredible history and a little help from the Diamonds in the Rough grant program<http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/FINASST/Pages/grants.aspx#Diamonds_in_the_Rough_Grant_Program> helped with its December 2013 listing on the National Register of Historic Places<http://www.nps.gov/nr/>. Learn more on Heritage Exchange<http://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/2014/02/27/grant-project-assists-in-national-register-listing/>.


“CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS” SET TO TAKE PLACE BEGINNING MARCH 6

The Oregon Cultural Trust and its partners the Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Heritage and Oregon Humanities will convene the first session of “Conversations with Funders: Arts, Heritage and Humanities” from 3- 5 p.m., March 6, at the Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Dr., Newport.

Conversations sessions will provide information about grants, resources and services that could be of value to your organization. The sessions encourage sharing ideas, needs and initiatives and provide the opportunity to connect with other cultural organizations and efforts in your area.

Conversations will continue taking place throughout the state through April 17. The next three session locations include: Washington County Museum, Education Rm., 120 E. Main St., Hillsboro (10 a.m. – noon, March 17); Clackamas County Red Soils Campus, Development Services Building, Bldg. 9, 150 Beavercreek Rd., Oregon City, (3:00pm-5:00pm, March 17); and The Studio at Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center, Eugene, (1 – 3 p.m., March 19).

For further information, and to register, visit the Conversation with Funders page<https://classic.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1503494> on the Cultural Trust's web site:


APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR “CAPACITY BUILDING: PORTLAND” TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

The DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center is accepting applications for a two-year training and consultancy program titled “Capacity Building: Portland”. Applications are due March 15 and the first seminar will take place April 28.

The Institute will select ten organizations to participate in an intensive, hands-on program. Successful applicants will benefit from the expertise of senior staff seasoned advisors from across the United States. For further information, or to apply, visit https://www.nonprofitoregon.org/page/capacity-building-opportunity. Direct applications via email to Jeanette Norton<mailto:capacitybuilding at kennedy-center.org>. Call (202) 416-8861 with questions.


OMA OFFERS ANNUAL MEETING, HERITAGE CONFERENCE STIPENDS

The Oregon Museum Association (OMA) is offering two stipends: one for its annual meeting<http://www.oregonmuseums.org/annualmeeting>, April 6 – 8; and one for the Oregon Heritage Conference<http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/Conference.aspx> set for April 23 – 25. Application deadline for the OMA meeting stipend is March 19; the deadline to apply for the Heritage Conference stipend is March 31. Email oregonmuseums at gmail.com<https://mail.onlinenw.com/webmail/src/compose.php?send_to=oregonmuseums@gmail.com> with questions.


National Alliance of Preservation Commission survey available

The National Alliance of Preservation Commission (NAPC) is asking for participation in a survey to collect valuable information about local historic preservation and rehabilitation incentives from preservation commissions across the country. Complete the NAPC survey<https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NAPC-survey> by March 14.


STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION APPOINTS TWO NEW MEMBERS

The two newest appointees to the State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation, Stephen Dow Beckham of Lake Oswego and Teara Farrow Furman of Pendleton, have participated in their first meeting with the group.

Beckham, a Lewis & Clark College professor emeritus, is the author of 14 books on the history of Native Americans and the American West. He has made more than 2,500 entries into the statewide inventory of historic properties.

Farrow Furman is the manager of the cultural resources protection program for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. She has worked in cultural resources management for 17 years.

The State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation (SACHP) is a nine-member, governor-appointed group that reviews nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. SACHP is composed of members professionally recognized in the fields of history, architecture, archaeology, and other related disciplines. The committee holds public meetings in February, June and October at different locations around the state.

For more information about the SACHP and the National Register nomination process, visit http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/NATREG/pages/nrhp_sachphome.aspx.


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Register today for the Oregon Heritage Conference April 23-25, 2014<http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/Conference.aspx>!

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