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Cash incentives for disaster prep and collections care

Jan. 28, 2015

Oregon Heritage, a division of Oregon Parks and Recreation Division (OPRD), will provide cash incentives to publicly accessible archives and museum collections that demonstrate a commitment to disaster preparedness.

Reimbursement for the purchase of equipment and supplies will be provided to organizations that can demonstrate that they have completed any of the following disaster preparedness commitments between April 13, 2013 and July 31, 2015.

  • Organizations that complete an MOA for Oregon Heritage's MentorCorps program will be eligible for $50. 
    MentorCorps offers free expert guidance to organizations that manage public collections. For more information email heritage.mentorcorps@oregon.gov or call (503) 968-0671
  • Organizations that complete a Pocket Response Plan (PReP) phone tree will be eligible for $50
    Follow the link for a template: http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/docs/OC2C%20Prep%20Plan.do
  • Organizations that complete a full disaster preparedness plan will be eligible for $500
    For more information consult: http://www.dplan.org/

All documentation must be received by OPRD by July 31, 2015. Organizations are encouraged to apply for more than one of the incentives. This award is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences. For more information, please do not hesitate to call or email Mike Gushard, Heritage Outreach Specialist at (503) 986-0671 or mike.gushard@oregon.gov