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Quinque Foundation fellowships

From: Hilary A Joy <hjoy>
Date: Thursday, August 2, 2001
Quinque Foundation Invites Applications for Fellows Program Quinque
Foundation, a private US-based charitable trust, announces a
partnership with Historic Scotland, an executive agency within the
Scottish Executive charged with the responsibility for safeguarding
Scotland's built heritage, and invites applications for the Quinque
Fellows Program in Conservation.

Quinque Foundation, a private family foundation based in Rhode
Island and a client of Philanthropic Advisors in Boston,
Massachusetts, is currently accepting nominations for the Fellows
Program.

Launched in May 2001, the Quinque Fellows Program exists to increase
the fund of conservation skills in both the US and Scotland.  The
Program has been developed collaboratively by Quinque Foundation,
whose mission includes the conservation and enhancement of natural
and built heritage, and Historic Scotland, a quasi-government agency
charged with the responsibility for safeguarding Scotland's built
heritage and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.  The Quinque
Fellows Program aims to provide for the expansion of an individual's
awareness, expertise and experience in built heritage and historic
preservation matters through exposure to training and education;
networking and outreach; operational quality and standards;
research; publications; and conferences and seminars.

Worldwide preservation efforts depend on sound, informed and
sustainable conservation methods.  A comprehensive strategy for
ongoing training is an essential part of managing the economic
resources of built heritage internationally.  Effective utilization
of skills and cross training opportunities between Historic Scotland
and US based preservation and conservation programs will strengthen
the capacity of built heritage.  It is through this model that the
Quinque/Historic Scotland Partnership will work from to enhance the
skills and knowledge of traditional crafts and building techniques
in the US.

Under the Quinque Fellows Program, trades people, professionals,
scholars, architects and historians in the conservation and
preservation field will travel from the US to Scotland or Scotland
to the US to participate in educational coursework and hands-on
training and field projects at historic sites.  The program's
objective is to create practitioners who can contribute to the
repair of buildings and historic objects in the US and Scotland by
marrying the practical hands-on skills of traditional crafts with a
sound scientific conservation training which includes materials
science and conservation ethics.

Quinque Foundation is currently accepting applications from both
US-based and Scottish-based preservation and conservation
professionals.  Fellowships run for 6-12 weeks throughout the year.
Applicants must be sponsored by a nonprofit organization as defined
by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Fellowships are funded entirely by Quinque Foundation and range from
$5,000 - $15,000.  As a private foundation, Quinque must abide by
regulations concerning the making of grants, therefore, all
fellowship grants will be made to the nonprofit organization serving
as the grantee organization, not the individual fellow.  The grant
is intended to cover (i) the travel costs of the fellow, including
round trip airfare and rental car, (ii) a per diem stipend to the
fellow for meals and incidental expenses incurred during the
fellowship, and (iii) a travel stipend for the fellow to attend
relevant major conferences or additional training courses and cover
the cost of gas and parking.

For application materials and additional information, please contact
Philanthropic Advisors.

Deadline: September 24, 2001

Final decision will be made within six weeks of the final deadline.

Contact:

    Hilary Joy
    Quinque Foundation
    c/o Philanthropic Advisors
    400 Atlantic Avenue
    Boston, MA 02110-3333
    617-574-3553
    Fax: 617-574-4112
    hjoy [at] philanthropicadvisors__com

Hilary Joy
Program Officer
Philanthropic Advisors
400 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110-3333
617-574-3553


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