Community Heritage Grants 2020

03 Mar 2020

Community Heritage Grants of up to $15,000 are available to assist in preserving Australian 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 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

Applicants should carefully read the 2020 Community Heritage Grants Program guidelines before submitting an application. 

Guidelines and the Application Form are available at nla.gov.au/chg/guidelines

Applications for the 2020 Community Heritage Grants program are now open, and will close 5 pm, Monday 4 May.

For further information contact:

Coordinator, Community Heritage Grants

National Library of Australia

02 6262 1147

Email: chg@nla.gov.au