2019 Community Heritage Grants open

08 Mar 2019 grant

The Federally-funded Community Heritage Grants program is now open and is accepting applications up until 6 May 2019.

This program has operated since 1994 and offers grants of up to $15,000 to assist in preserving cultural heritage collections that are publicly accessible, locally held and nationally significant. 

Not-for-profit organisations, such as historical societies, regional museums, archives, galleries, public libraries and Indigenous and migrant community groups throughout Australia are encouraged to apply. 

A wide range of activities may qualify for grants, including:

  • significance assessments of collections
  • preservation needs assessments of collections
  • purchase of archival quality storage materials
  • preservation training projects
  • conservation activities, including cleaning, treatment or rebinding
  • purchase and installation of environmental control and monitoring equipment
  • copying of material once originals have been preserved
  • cataloguing or collection management software

For more information on Cultural Heritage Grants visit http://www.nla.gov.au/awards-and-grants/chg

To discuss your application, contact Fran D'Castro, Co-ordinator Community Heritage Grants, National Library of Australia on (02) 6262 1147