JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.–On September 6, 2013, President Obama declared a major disaster for 18 counties in the State of Missouri. In addition to Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program funding for state and eligible local governments, qualifying private non-profit organizations many be eligible for assistance as a result of the declaration.
To help private non-profit organizations understand federal disaster assistance eligibility and the grant application process, Historic and Environmental Preservations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) will participate in a Preservation Clinic hosted by Missouri Preservation this Friday, September 20, 2013.
Missouri Preservation Conference Preservation Clinic
Isle of Capri Hotel
100 Isle of Capri Blvd.
Booneville, MO 65233
September 20, 2013
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Free of charge and open to the public, the Clinic is organized as part of Missouri Preservation’s annual Statewide Preservation Conference and will feature demonstrations of various hands-on techniques to restore and preserve historic building materials as well as short one-on-one sessions with experts in the preservation field.
During the Clinic, FEMA representatives will also provide information on a variety of preservation topics including:
Integrating Historic Property and Cultural Resource Considerations into Hazard Mitigation Planning
Federal Funding for Cultural Institutions: Before and After Disasters
Heritage Emergency Task Force
For more information on the Missouri Preservation Conference and Preservation Clinic, contact Missouri Preservation at 660-882-5846 or email Preservemo10@yahoo.com.
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