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Exhibit © 2003, courtesy of Museum of History & Industry
Exhibit © 2003, courtesy of Museum of History & Industry

Reminder: Heritage Collections Care Deadline June 26th, 2013

Exhibit © 2003, courtesy of Museum of History & Industry

Looking for funding to assist your museum or archive in a cataloging, conservation or collections assessment project? If you are a King County based nonprofit heritage organization, look no further. 4Culture’s annual Heritage Collections Care program provides funding for a multitude of projects that promote and encourage professional standards and practices in caring for historic and cultural materials.

UW intern rehousing Highline School District photos © 2013, courtesy of Highline Historical SocietyRequests for funds may include, but are not limited to: support for training staff and volunteers in collections maintenance; developing security methods to protect collections; hiring trained professionals or compensating qualified interns for collections care activities. The program also provides essential support for basic materials and supplies. What else does this program cover? Visit the program’s guidelines page www.4culture.org/apply/heritagecollections, for additional information and requirements, and to start an application today.

Questions? Contact 4Culture Heritage Lead, Eric Taylor, by email or call (206) 296-8688.

Images: (top) Exhibit © 2003, courtesy of Museum of History & Industry, (bottom right) UW intern rehousing Highline School District photos © 2013, courtesy of Highline Historical Society.