Grants Program

 

2006-2007 Grant Winners

 

COMMUNITY AWARENESS GRANTS

Christian County Historical Society, Taylorville, $500
To fund a revival of their Remember When Festival

Illinois Amish Interpretive Center, Arcola, $500
To expand their website

Morrison’s Heritage Museum, Morrison, $400
To produce a book on Morrison’s history

Piatt County Museum, Monticello, $500
To promote the Piatt County Barn and Historic Sites Tour

CONSERVATION SUPPORT

Crawford County Historical Society, Robinson, $491
To provide collection storage boxes for quilts and photographs

Early American Museum, Mahomet, $343
To transfer oral history tapes to longer-lasting DVDs

Ridge Historical Society, Chicago, $252
To provide collection storage boxes for a textile collection

Stephenson County Historical Society, Freeport, $500
To provide collection storage boxes for a textile collection

Washington Historical Society, Washington, $500
To provide an update to collections management software and collections storage boxes for the photographic collection

Will County Historical Society, Lockport, $500
To provide collection storage boxes for the collection

CONSULTATION SERVICES

Atlanta Museum, Atlanta, $400
To advise and assist with the development of a collections management system

Cumberland County Historical and Genealogical Society, Greenup, $500
To advise and assist in the proper methods of collection cataloging and organization

Sycamore Historical Society and Museum, Sycamore, $500
To send a representative to a fundraising and marketing workshop

EXHIBITS AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Macon County Historical Society, Decatur, $496
To purchase an exhibit case for the “Made in Decatur” exhibit

TECHNOLOGY GRANT

Elizabeth Historical Society, Elizabeth, $448
To purchase a computer for the museum office

Garfield Farm Museum, LaFox, $400
To purchase PastPerfect collections management software

Lawrence County Historical Museum, Lawrenceville, $400
To purchase a laptop computer for the museum

Lombard Historical Society, Lombard, $250
To design and establish a website for the museum

Ottawa Scouting Museum, Ottawa, $500
To purchase PastPerfect collections management software

Wabash County Museum, Mt. Carmel, $400
To provide a digital project for exhibit and outreach purposes

Wyanet Historical Society, Wyanet, $250
To purchase a microfilm reader for the newspaper collection

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Last Updated: 12/22/2006