Grants Program

 

2005-2006 Grant Winners

 

COMMUNITY AWARENESS GRANTS

Birks Museum, Millikin University, Decatur $300
To publicize a major exhibit

Warrenville Historical Society Museum, Warrenville $250
To publish a community history

Western Illinois Museum, Macomb $500
To develop a community history exhibit

CONSERVATION SUPPORT

Champaign County Historical Museum, Champaign $500
For the purchase of conservation and storage supplies

Labor & Industry Museum, Belleville $300
For the purchase of conservation and storage supplies

Ridge Historical Society, Chicago $500
For the purchase of conservation and storage supplies

Shorefront, N.F.P., Evanston $392
For the purchase of conservation and storage supplies

Tazewell County Historic Places Society, Pekin $250
For the purchase of conservation and storage supplies

White County Historical Society, Carmi $500
For the purchase of conservation and storage supplies

CONSULTATION SERVICES

Atlanta Museum, Atlanta $500
For a conservation needs assessment

Brunk Morgan Horse Museum, Rochester $500
For an exhibit and collection needs assessment

Governor Oglesby Mansion, Decatur $500
To support the design stage of a traveling exhibit

EXHIBITS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Gregg House Museum, Westmont $500
To develop a “hands-on” educational program for children

Jurica Nature Museum, Benedictine University, Lisle $500
To develop an exhibit on Illinois coal

Polo Historical Society, Polo $500
To build an exhibit display case

TECHNOLOGY GRANT

Apple River Fort State Historic Site, Elizabeth $500
To revise and update their website

Elgin Public Museum, Elgin $500
To purchase collection management software

LaGrange Area Historical Society, LaGrange $500
To purchase a computer for collection management

Springfield Art Association at Edwards Place, Springfield $500
To purchase a computer for collection management

St. Charles Heritage Center, St. Charles $500
To purchase a multi-media projector

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Last Updated: 12/22/2005