MIAP at 10 celebrating a decade of training moving image preservation specialists


Help MIAP attract and educate the best and brightest of students from a diversity of backgrounds; share in our passion for the preservation of visual culture and our dedication to the potential and promise of a new generation of moving image preservationists.


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Support for New Preservationists

Enable MIAP students to fully dedicate themselves to their rigorous studies and to begin their professional careers unimpeded by enormous debt. Designate your contribution for:

  • Our endowment for Robert Sklar Scholarships in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation. Give today & match a $75,000 gift by Bob's wife, Adrienne Harris.
  • Our Future Fund to enable MIAP to respond quickly to the pressing financial needs of MIAP students.

How to Give

Donate now (download the PDF form) or contact Laurel Bear at 212-992-8462 to discuss your donation. We are working on online donation!


Purchase tickets here for the MIAP10 Celebration, scheduled for Wednesday April 30, 2014. More information is here. Please join our mailing list or email to be kept apprised of MIAP10 events and to receive news about the party.


Individuals - Whether small unrestricted gifts, or major support for endowments or facilties, every gift has tremendous significance, impacting the lives of our students and the richness of our film and media heritage. Please give what you can.

Corporations - Gifts from corporations offer a wonderful way to express a company's commitment to educational excellence and to our cultural heritage, and to expand its reach and visibility among a range of moving image practitioners. Many levels of support are possible including event sponsorship and product placement; please download the pdf MIAP10 Sponsorship Opportunities for more information. All gifts are acknowledged in Sponsors and Supporters, and offer print and web exposure and social media benefits. Click here to view how your donation will appear on the Sponsors and Supporter page, and please contact us at to further discuss the benefits at each level.

Foundations - MIAP has a very strong track record of delivering scholarship support and of carrying out programs and research that align with the missions and goals of private foundations. We welcome the opportunity to discuss with philanthropic leaders the needs of our students and the moving image preservation field and to submit proposals for consideration.