Digitization 201: Fundraising for Digitization


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The Digitization 201 webinar series is a national education program of the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts provided with support from grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the William Penn Foundation.

In conversation, CCAHA Director of Development Lee Price and CCAHA Manager of Digital Imaging Maggie Downing, will highlight strategies for putting together strong grant applications to fund digitization projects at your non-profit institution. This webinar addresses upcoming grant opportunities with important information and tips for applying to each.

About the Speakers:

Maggie Downing, Manager of Digital Imaging, CCAHA

As Manager of Digital Imaging, Maggie Downing is responsible for assessing and tracking imaging projects at CCAHA. These include single document scans, the digitization of full books and special collections, and printed facsimiles of fragile materials. She meets with clients to evaluate digitizing options, provides estimates and proposals, and assists with image processing.

Maggie joined the staff in 2018 after working with the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Granger Collection historical image library in New York. She received a B.F.A. in Photography from New York University and an M.A. in Art History from the City College of New York.

Lee Price, Director of Development, CCAHA

Lee Price directly assists organizations with the development of major grant proposals. He also develops and presents programming related to fundraising for collecting institutions.

Lee has served as grant reviewer for the Institute of Museum and Library Services and wrote a fundraising column, “Bringing in the Money,” for Public Libraries, the bimonthly journal of the Public Libraries Association. Prior to joining the CCAHA staff in 2001, Lee worked as a fundraising consultant for cultural and human services organizations. Lee received his BA in English from Pennsylvania State University.

About Digitization 201:

Digitization 201 continues CCAHA’s series of focused webinars that highlight specific topics related to digitization project planning and completion. These Digitization 201 webinars will tap into expertise at CCAHA in areas of conservation and fundraising, to be presented in a conversation format. Each webinar will be approximately 20-30 minutes and presented monthly through the end of the year (registration required). Sessions are recorded in order to be viewed as a series or according to specific subject relevant to you.