Please follow the links below to read microfunding progress reports from the four recipients of the NHN microgrants in 2015.
And please be advised that the deadline for proposals for the 2016 NHN Microfunding Program is July 1, 2016!
Project: “Life in the Newberg Boyhood Home of Herbert Hoover: A Resource”
Organization: Hoover-Minthorn House Museum
Project Director: Sarah B. Munro
The Hoover-Minthorn House Museum will use their $231 award to develop a resource book for teachers to be used in preparation for class visits to the museum.
Project: “Commemorating the Events and History of the 1934 Longshore Strike”
Organization: The Bloody Wednesday Project
Project Director: Ryan Wisnor
The Bloody Wednesday Project will use their $250 award to assist in the costs of drafting a design for a historical marker to bring the history of Bloody Wednesday to the public.
Project: ”Wage/Working explores income inequality through a traveling jukebox of interviews and stories about working”
Project Director: Laura Hadden
Wage/Working will use their $250 award to fund the installation of the jukebox, which contains oral histories about wage and income inequality, at venues in the Portland area.
Project: “Portland’s Type Casting Heritage Project, an Oral History”
Project Director: Rebecca Gilbert
The $250 award will be used to fund the purchase of equipment to record oral history interviews to document the era of hot-metal printing in the Portland Metro area.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have suggestions about the program or would like to help out.