Contact: Crystal Boyd (Owner)
Year Established: 2019
Specialties: Archives/Library Consultants, Historians, Oral, Historical Researchers, Museum Consultants, Photography & Documentation, Planner, Interpretive, Website Design & Development
Training/Experience: Crystal Boyd has 17 years of experience working with museums, historical societies, and government agencies in Minnesota. She earned BAs in English and Spanish from the University of Minnesota and a Masters in Museum Studies from the University of Colorado. She is a Certified Professional Project Manager and is currently earning a certificate from the Society of American Archivists. Since 2013, Crystal has managed 11 Legacy Amendment grants totaling more than $230,000. She served as project manager for developing the Golden Valley History Museum, which won a national award from AASLH in 2020.
Notes: Crystal Boyd Consulting LLC helps organizations in Minnesota to secure and manage Legacy Amendment grants. It provides project planning, project management, grant writing, and procurement services. Past exhibit projects include research, planning, scriptwriting, design, and fabrication. Collections work includes collections policies, inventory, conservation assessment, cataloging, and data management in PastPerfect and CollectiveAccess. Other projects include developing a disaster plan, historic context study, and website, conducting oral histories, and managing facility improvement contracts.