Ohio History Fund Seminar, May 19, 2017

Ashtabula Foundation co-hosts Ohio History Fund Seminar

 Celebrating 95 years of Enriching Ashtabula County

On Friday, May 19, 2017, The Ashtabula Foundation and Ohio History Fund will co-host a seminar and Q & A from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Ashtabula County District Library, 335 West 44th Street in Ashtabula.  The seminar is free and open to staff members and volunteers of Ashtabula County non-profit organizations who are considering local history-oriented projects.  The program will survey various local history projects supported by the Ohio History Fund and what the Fund can support Ashtabula County.    

The Ohio History Connections Coordinator of the Ohio History Fund, Andy Verhoff will describe a variety of projects supported over the past five years by the Ohio History Fund grants.  You will learn how to apply and discover the elements competitive applications share.  You can use what you learn when you apply for your own History Fund Grant this summer, as well as grants from other agencies.

Who should attend:  Those who may want to attend and those eligible to apply for grants to Ohio History Fund include museums, public libraries, genealogical societies, university archives and special collections, historic preservation groups, archaeological societies, county records management offices and “Friends of the Library” or Friends of the Museum”-type groups. 

The Seminar/Q&A is free, however, space is limited.  To register, email the Ashtabula Foundation Administrator, Kelley Katon at: ashtabulafdn@gmail.com  Or call 440-992-6818

For more information about the Ohio History Fund, including a list of past grant recipients, visit ohiohistory.org/historyfund

The Ashtabula Foundation’s focus is on bringing more opportunities to Ashtabula County, which will in turn educate and enrich our community on its cultural history and heritage.  Please visit our website for more information at www.ashtabulafoundation.org  or you may contact our office by email at ashtabulafdn@gmail.com.

 

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