Grants and GISP Certification

December Program
Date: Thursday, December 4th, 2008
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Pittsford Community Library                24 State Street
Pittsford, New York  14534
Cost: $5.00 per person (payable at the door)
Register: By Monday, December 1st to

Jean O’Connell from J. O’Connell & Associates
Gail Fischer, Regional Advisory Officer (RAO) for Region 7 NYSED/New York State Archives

Jean O’Connell and Gail Fischer discussed the NYS grant climate and provided information on which grants may or may not be available to NYS municipalities in 2009.
GISP Certification
Julie Tolar, GISP, Town of Penfield
Jeff Volpe, GISP, Bergmann Associates

For those considering getting GISP Certification, this presentation covered certification, the grandfathering provision, which expired on December 31, 2008, and changes to the certification requirements expected to be enacted on January 1, 2009.