New Michigan State Historic Preservation Tax Credit Bill Introduced

Senator Wayne Schmidt (R-37), along with co-sponosrs Horn, Zorn, O’Brien, and Hertel, intoduced SB 469 on June 21, 2017.  Read more about it in our Advocacy Alerts.  Check out our new information sheet on the bill too!

Fund Development


Mission: 

To raise money for operations and programs, while constantly developing funder relationships and finding innovative and exciting ways to increase funding.

The Fund Development Committee Shall: 

  • Assist the board in developing the yearly work plan.

In addition to the tasks unique to each year’s work plan, the committee shall:

  • Coordinate the annual preservation conference, including the silent auction and marketplace;
  • Coordinate the annual fall benefit, including the silent and live auction and marketplace;
  • Assist in the preparation of grant applications;
  • Coordinate annual house parties;
  • Work on replenishing and growing the endowment;
  • Keep records of donations and donors as well as prospective donors;
  • Thank sponsors and donors through various means ranging from recognition in conference brochures, to invitations, to the annual report;
  • Manage the Heritage Society program;
  • Offer a distinction between the dollars we solicit for operations – i.e. keeping the lights on, and for special activities – i.e. Partners in the Field;
  • Raise dollars in keeping with accepted industry standards as contained in our policy, “Ethical Principles and Standards for Gift Solicitation”;
  • Maintain lists of giving opportunities that allow prospective donors to directly assist with the work defined in our work plan – i.e. Sacred Places… Randolph School; and
  • Accept planned gifts that will be recognized now but realized in the future.

For more information, please email us at info@mhpn.org.