The Al Larvick Conservation Fund is a is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  


Mission

The mission of the Al Larvick Conservation Fund is to preserve historical and cultural heritage through conservation, education and the public accessibility of American analog home movies and amateur cinema.


Goals

Preserve and restore audiovisual source materials through evaluation, repair and cleaning, and utilize technological advances to provide high quality digital captures.

Educate and further awareness around the historical and cultural importance of home and amateur audiovisual media and how to prolong the life of the original analog materials.

Contribute to a growing community of publicly available home and amateur audiovisual materials through open, online access, the creation of associated metadata and use of creative commons licensing. 


Values

In light of Al's lifelong love of sports and teaching, ALCF will also give special consideration to home and amateur movies which depict school and school sports activities.