The Conference of California Historical Societies is having a workshop on accounting, grant writing, membership, and creating newsletters on August 24, 2011 at the California African American Museum. Events sessions include:
Accounting Principles for Historical Societies by Valentino Cruz & Julie Estes
Over 275,000 Nonprofit organizations lost their tax-exempt status last year. Learn what you need to do to protect your organization’s tax exempt status. Valentino Cruz & Julie Estes head the “nonprofit services” division on TWHC. They work with nonprofit organizations large and small, counsult on best practices and work to ensure that the organization is protected.
Secrets of Successful Grants by Hynda Rudd
Hynda Rudd is a retired City Archivist of Los Angeles. She wrote the grants that netted over $100,000 from the local foundations for the study of Los Angeles City Government, published by the L.A. City Historical Society, and the current project of listing all members of the city council, boards, mayors, etc. since 1950. She will be sharing how to find grant opportunities, what foundations are looking for and developing your proposal.
Getting Your Newsletter Read
Irene Tresun does a wonderful newsletter for L.A. City Historical Society. She will discuss how to create newsletters that add value to membership, get your information accross and keep the readers checking the mail for your newsletter.
Registration information can be found on the CCHS website.