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The Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa, OK

Response required no later than: May 12, 2017

The George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) is soliciting Requests for Qualifications from agencies interested in submitting proposals for the development of a master plan, design and initial installation and exhibition components for The Bob Dylan Center (BDC) in an existing building in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This master plan will establish desired standards and best practices for building interiors, installations and exhibitions, as well as the agency’s plans to make the BDC’s assets accessible to its constituencies in meaningful ways through effective and innovative curatorial approaches and public programs. We thought your publication would be interested in sharing this news.  

Agencies interested in submitting proposals for the center should visit to learn more. This RFQ was announced today in a press release announcing additional Bob Dylan Archive news and is included below for further reference.

Posted 3/30/2017

Energy Savings Contract in Elkton, KY

Response required no later than: June 30, 2017

The City of Elkton has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Energy Savings Performance Contract.  The full RFP can be viewed here and related utility bill information can be viewed at the following links:

City County Park Electric Security Lights -

City County Park Water -

City Electric Bills -

City Hall Gas -

Fire Department Gas -

Park Electric Concession -

Police Station Gas -

Sewer Electric -

Sewer Gas -

Wastewater Utility Maintenance -

Water and Sewer -

Water Tank US 68 -

Welcome Center Gas -

Posted 4/27/2017

Cedar Ridge Camp in Louisville, KY

Response required no later than: June 2, 2017

Cedar Ridge Camp, Inc. (CRC) is soliciting proposals for Architectural/Engineering

(A/E) services for a new chapel building at its location, 4010 Old Routt Road, Louisville,

Kentucky. The A/E firm selected for this project will report directly to the CRC Project Manager assigned to this project, and assume full responsibility for facility design, and appropriate consultants to

be an integral part of the A/E's project organization.  


Posted 4/28/2017

Competitions & Grants

Preservation Kentucky 2017 Excellence in Preservation Awards

Submission Deadline: August 31

Each year, thousands of Kentuckians work tirelessly to preserve the Commonwealth's heritage in our historic buildings, structures, landscapes and prehistoric sites. In 2012, Preservation Kentucky established the Excellence in Preservation Awards to recognize these folks and their exceptional accomplishments in the preservation, rehabilitation and interpretation of our architectural and cultural heritage, and to distinguish best practices in the field. Work may be submitted in a number of categories including Preservation Education, Service and Excellence in Heritage Tourism, so nominate your favorite preservation projects, educational programs, heritage tourism sites, sustainability advocates and craftsmen/women today!

View Program Info / Download Nomination Form

2017 AIA/AF Scholarships

Submission Deadline: TBA  

The 2017 AIA/AF Scholarships will be launching November 9. The Diversity Advancement Scholarship and Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship are available to a wide-range of students pursuing a degree in architecture. Click here to view eligibility requirements.

Insurance Programs

AIA Kentucky Professional Liability Insurance Program

AIA Kentucky has a long-standing relationship with Michael Busick and Gwathmey Tyler of The Underwriter's Group in Louisville to assist our members with their professional liability insurance needs and provide ongoing education and advice in the areas of risk management, contract review and dispute resolution.


The Underwriter's Group

C. Michael Busick, S. Gwathmey Tyler III, and Patrick O'Daniel


The AIA Trust

The AIA Trust was established in 1952 by The American Institute of Architects as a separate entity. The AIA Trust is governed by a group of six AIA members and one AIA component executive who serve as Trustees, appointed by the AIA President. As fiduciaries, the Trustees are stewards of each program offered.

The Trust selects member programs in conjunction with independent consultants to meet the Institute's high standards of quality, value, financial stability, service, and coverage. The Trustees are dedicated to providing AIA members with solid, current information to help with good decisions about complex and expensive matters. The AIA Trust serves as your advocate in getting information and claims handled properly and promptly. It receives no dues dollars and is not a source of revenue for the AIA.

Visit the AIA Trust web page for additional information on programs available.

KCIT Employee Benefits Program

Kentucky Construction Industry Trust (KCIT)

AIA Kentucky is an endorsing association of the Kentucky Construction Industry Trust (KCIT). The KCIT is an association-managed employee benefit program which pools nine construction industry associations from across Kentucky for the purpose of providing employee benefits to the members of endorsing associations.

Membership in AIA Kentucky provides architects and their employees access to very competitive rates and uncompromising service for group health, life, disability and IRC Sec. 125 plans.


BB&T - Employee Benefit Services

Daryl Carlson, CFP®, ChFC

Office Phone (859) 224-8899 or (800)753-4440

Direct Phone (859) 422-3885

Cell Phone (859) 338-0081


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