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Tuesday through Saturday10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Indiana Experience Admission Free IHS MembersFree Children under 5$9 Adult$8 Seniors 60 and older$5 Youth ages 5 through 17 Free parking with admission in lot off New York.

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The broader aim of the IHS Heritage Support Grants is for local history organizations to become stronger cultural assets, enabling the communities they serve to embrace the special stories that set them apart.

Through fundraising education, coaching assistance and panel participation, staff and volunteers of local history organizations will gain proficiency with fundraising and grant writing. Local History Services will offer a series of workshops to assist grant applicants. Attendance at workshops is not a prerequisite to apply, nor is being an IHS Local History Partner member.

Free Workshops and Webinars

Annual Giving and Special Events
Tuesday, June 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Register by June 13
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Rooney Library, Meeting Room 1, West Terre Haute

Thursday, June 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Register by June 19
Tipton County Heritage Center and Museum, Tipton

Join us for a two-for-one. We’ll spend the morning talking about the importance of the annual fund as the basis for all other fundraising efforts. In the afternoon, we’ll discuss special events and how they can help build relationships with donors. Attend half day or join us for the full day at either location.

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Fundraising for Local History: Fundraising Basics and Making Your Case for Support
Friday, Aug. 10, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Register by Aug. 8
Cambridge City Public Library, Cambridge City

Friday, Aug. 17, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Register by Aug. 15
Lawrence County Museum of History, Bedford

This workshop offers an introduction to principles of fundraising. We will discuss how the development process can be applied to local history organizations. Then, we will explore how to build the case for support using your organization’s story to attract more members, compete for grants, create new partnerships or secure larger donations. A Heritage Support Grants workshop. Addresses AASLH StEPs Standards MGMT 1 and 2. LEU credits available.

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Members as Donors webinar
Monday, Sept. 17, 2 to 3 p.m.
Register by Sept. 12

Local organizations often view members and donors as two separate groups, with programs and fundraising efforts focusing on one or the other. This webinar will show you how to think of your members as donors in order to strengthen their connection to your organization and streamline your fundraising process. A Heritage Support Grants workshop. Addresses AASLH StEPs Standards MGMT 1 and 2. LEU credits available. 

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Recorded Webinars

Watch these free recorded webinars that provide an overview of the grant process.

Note: To access the recording, you will be asked to enter your first and last name, as well as your email address.

Questions?

General inquiries:
Tamara Hemmerlein
(317) 234-0170
themmerlein@indianahistory.org

Fundraising training inquiries:
Bryce Gorman
(317) 234-9514
bgorman@indianahistory.org

Online grant portal inquiries:
Curt Barsic
(317) 234-7798
cbarsic@indianahistory.org

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