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Community, Heritage

Community Heritage Grants

Funder:  Federal – Department of Communication & Arts

Grant Background: The Community Heritage Grants (CHG) program provides grants to community organisations such as libraries, archives, museums, genealogical and historical societies, multicultural and Indigenous groups. The grants are provided to assist with the preservation of locally owned, but nationally significant collections of materials that are publicly accessible including artefacts, letters, diaries, maps, photographs, and audio visual material.

The types of projects supported include

  • significance assessments of collections
  • preservation needs assessments of collections
  • conservation activities and collection management, and
  • training workshops.

$ Available: Funding of up to $ 15 000 is available.

Eligibility:  A not-for-profit, incorporated organisation that:

  • owns or manages a collection of nationally significant material, which is;
  • accessible to the general public.

Funded organisations must make their collections accessible for research, by appointment, via the Internet, or on temporary or permanent exhibition.

Key Dates: closes on 6 May 2019


Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application. Good luck, Melanie

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