Here you’ll find clients, current and most-recent, with whom I’ve worked on sustainability and grants projects – sometimes both.
Frankenthaler Climate Initiative a project in partnership with The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation (NYC) and Rocky Mountain Institute (CO) Co-design and administer this $5M multi-year grants initiative for energy efficiency and clean energy generation at visual arts museums. www.frankenthalerclimateinitiative.org. Current since 2020.
Dumbarton House/National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (DC) Contract proposal-writer for grants to the National Endowment for the Humanities and the DC Council on the Arts & Humanities, in particular, planning and implementation Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant projects. 2010-2016. Current since 2018.
Detroit Zoological Society (MI)
Support for the Sustainability Manager, and advising the staff and Green Print Committee on the design and implementation and renewal of the zoo’s strategic plan for environmental sustainability. In 2014 the zoo earned the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Significant Achievement award, and in 2015 shared Top Honors with the Vancouver Aquarium. In 2020 the zoo earned the Environmental Sustainability Award from the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It’s the only zoo to win both the US and International awards. Current, since 2008.
Abbe Museum (ME)
Contract proposal-writer for new and existing programs. 2017-2019.
Philbrook Museum of Art (OK)
Member of an NEH-funded Sustaining Cultural Heritage team to address sustainability in dealing with this historic structure as a setting for highly-vulnerable works of art. 2017-2018.
Florence Griswold Museum (CT)
One-day site visit and review of materials to prepare for climate-related site planning. 2018.
Minnesota Historical Society
Coaching on grant-design for the successful 2012 NEH “Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections” application; serving on the planning team, 2013-2014, and on the implementation team, 2015-2017.
Researching comparable examples of environmental sustainability in tours, events, and programs, and providing coaching for three of the 26 historic site managers implementing sustainability messaging additions to current interpretation at the James J. Hill House, Mill City Museum, and Fort Snelling. 2016.
Strawbery Banke Museum (NH)
Part of an IMLS-funded team supporting designing the implementation of strategic planning initiatives. Worked with the staff and community to plan for a green future through interpretation, operations, and community connections. 2014 – 2016.