As winter officially begins with the New Year right around the corner, we are excited to announce a full season of DHPSNY educational opportunities!
In last weeks webinar, Emergency Preparedness Basics: Getting Started, DHPSNY Archives Specialist Amelia Parks pulled from her experiences as a born-and-raised West Coaster—always on guard for a variety of unforeseen natural events—as she explained the steps institutions should take to safeguard their collections. The webinar is packed with helpful information for collecting institutions, including advice on how to conduct a thorough risk assessment, detailed tips for compiling emergency and disaster plans, funding and emergency services resources, and much more.
Last week's webinar, Social Media: Instagram and Facebook, is now available! Sharing from his experience managing social media accounts at nonprofits, Jason Henn, Manager of Marketing & External Relations at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, gave an amazing overview of the platforms, including tips, tricks, stats, and great resources.
DHPSNY’s webinar season is officially in full gear with the much-anticipated webinar Duties & Responsibilities of Non-Profit Boards recorded this past Tuesday and Social Media and Emergency Preparedness webinars just around the corner.
The deadline to complete DHPSNY's annual Statewide Survey has been extended to Friday, November 30! This important survey was developed to help identify urgent collections care needs in New York State, and your responses will directly shape the scope and content of DHPSNY's programs and services. To participate, write firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a personalized link to complete the survey.
Registration is currently open for our Tuesday, November 27 webinar Duties & Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards. This session provides a broad overview of the fiduciary, ethical, and policy making responsibilities of the board. It covers the key functions of the board and provides practical guidance and an overview of best practices for board members to individually and collectively achieve excellence in governance performance.
The New York State Archives is pleased to announce the availability of the guidelines and application for the 2019-2020 Documentary Heritage Program (DHP) grants. DHP grants support improved access to historical records in New York State by funding arrangement and description projects and documentation projects. Click here for detailed information about these projects and the DHP Grants.
Applications are currently open for DHPSNY's free Planning & Assessment Services, and our next deadline for review is quickly approaching on November 16! If you have been thinking about applying, now is time to start! We are currently accepting applications for all four of our services:
We will be launching our annual Statewide Constituent Needs Survey on Monday, October 29. This important survey was developed for collecting institutions to help identify urgent collections care needs in New York State. Your responses will directly shape the scope and content of DHPSNY's programs and services.