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Apr 03 2020

While practicing social distancing has meant canceling events for the foreseeable future, some nonprofits have begun to embrace the new trend of hosting virtual events. In a previous blog post, we shared with you a list of COVID-19 Webinars for Nonprofits, including one from Bloomerang on How to Run an Online Event And Engage More People Virtually. That webinar helped provide us with some of the following takeaways. Here’s 10 reasons why virtual events can support your mission by engaging donors and expanding your outreach. 1.       Virtual events broaden awareness of your nonprofit....

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Apr 02 2020

With the recent passing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, additional crisis relief programs have been put in place for small businesses. Some of these programs also apply to nonprofits. Since the majority of our partners are small nonprofits, we wanted to make you aware of these resources. Lapse in Appropriations Notice: SBA is unable to accept new applications at this time for the Paycheck Protection Program or the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)-COVID-19 related assistance program (including EIDL Advances) based on available appropriations funding. Paycheck Protection Program The Paycheck...

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Mar 27 2020

Looking for a quick way to make a difference? Below, find four surveys for different audiences that are intended to utilize collected information to find the best way to support arts nonprofits, heritage sites, small businesses, and others during and after this pandemic. Take a moment to check the details, fill out a survey, and help guide our community’s crisis response. Maryland Heritage Areas Program COVID-19 Impacts on Maryland's Cultural Heritage Organizations The Maryland Heritage Areas Program and MHT are seeking information about the economic and human impacts of the current health crisis – the...

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Mar 18 2020

Four Rivers joins with Anne Arundel County’s Office of Planning and Zoning and the Lost Towns Project to share a new “virtual trail” exploring our area’s African American history and heritage. This resource is entitled, “African-American Voices, Memories and Places: A Four Rivers Heritage Trail.” The online “trail” highlights nearly 200 historic sites about African American life in Anne Arundel County’s Four Rivers Heritage Area. The project was created by local and professional historians, genealogists, and citizens. Funding was provided in part through a grant from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority....

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Feb 12 2020

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://fourriversheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Adobe_Spark_Video-1.mp4"][/video] Great news! A box full of marketing-related books for nonprofits has recently been donated to Four Rivers, and these are available for FREE to any of our partners on a first-come, first-served basis! The video below highlights the book covers. Please call our office if you would like one -- or several -- of these excellent reads! We can be reached at 410-222-1805 or send an e-mail to [email protected], thanks!...

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Jan 22 2019

On Thursday, January 17, Four Rivers presented a workshop entitled, "Improving the Visitor Experience for Visitors with Physical Disabilities," which took place at the Annapolis Maritime Museum in Eastport. The speakers at the workshop included Marian Vessels, former Director of the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center; Caleb Berkemeier, Training Specialist at the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center; and Meredith Peruzzi, Manager and Curator at the Gallaudet University Museum. The speakers shared a number of resources that will be useful to the staff at local heritage museums and attractions. They include: Website of the Mid-Atlantic ADA center:...

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Nov 26 2018

Four Rivers Education Committee Presents: Improving the Visitor Experience for Visitors with Physical Disabilities. This training will provide knowledge and understanding about the experiences of people with physical disabilities, including tips on how museum professionals can enhance the visitor experience at their sites for all patrons...

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