Community Heritage Grants 2017

Wednesday 08 March 2017
Community Heritage Grants 2017

Applications for the 2017 Community Heritage Grants program are now open.

The grant round closes on Monday 8 May 2017 at 5pm (AEST).

Up to $15,000 is available for not-for-profit organisations to assist in preserving Australian cultural heritage collections.

Heritage collections need to be 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.

Guidelines and application forms are available at nla.gov.au/chg/guidelines

Contact details:

Co-ordinator Community Heritage Grants

National Library of Australia

CANBERRA ACT 2600

02 6262 1147; chg@nla.gov.au

Examples of activities which may qualify include:

  • 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