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Heritage

Australian Heritage Grants

Funder:  Federal – Agriculture

Grant Background: The Australian Heritage Grants Program aims to improve recognition, conservation, preservation and access to the heritage values of National Heritage Listed places.

The program also aims to increase community engagement and raise awareness of listed sites.

Australian Heritage Grants funds projects that support places on Australia’s National Heritage List through:

  • improved recognition
  • access conservation
  • preservation, and
  • community engagement

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Local Heritage Grants

Funder:  Mid-Western Regional Council

Grant Background: Applications for Mid-Western Regional Council’s Local Heritage Grants are available to assist with small maintenance and conservation projects for heritage listed, significant and buildings located in heritage conservation areas.

Grants must be matched with funding to be provided by the applicant.

Any proposed works are to obtain appropriate approvals, and applicants are required to supply two quotes for the proposed work.

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Museums – Small Grants

Funder:  Museums & Galleries of NSW

Grant Background: Small Grants aim to meet the short-term, collection-based requirements of community museums. There are no set categories for funding, and applications for a broad range of projects will be considered.

Previous Small Grants have funded the purchase of computer cataloguing software, exhibition mannequins and display cases, oral history recording equipment and archival storage items.

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Army History Research Grants Scheme

Funder:  Federal – Department of Defence

Grant Background: The Australian Army History Unit values new or unique research that contributes to a deeper understanding of the history of the Australian Army and can contribute to Army’s current and future development and the professional military education of its members. The Australian Army History Research Grants Scheme was established in 1993 to support and encourage original research into the history of the Australian Army.

The Scheme aims to encourage and support researchers to undertake substantially new research in the Australian Army’s history, providing new insights, understanding and information on an aspect of Army’s history. All research is to be underpinned by rigorous scholarship and evidence, and be available to both the Army and the public.

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Community Heritage Grants

Funder:  National Library of Australia

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.

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Heritage Grants

Funder:  Royal Australian Historical Society

Grant Background: The Small Grants Program for Local History and Archives is administered by the Royal Australian Historical Society on behalf of the NSW Government through the Heritage Council of NSW. Grants of up to $5,000 support the work undertaken by local historical societies, community organisations and individuals across NSW.

The projects should be relevant to understanding the history of NSW and its people and places.

The main priority areas for the 2020 grants are: – Migrant history – Disaster recovery and conservation of collections due to the NSW bushfires

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Army History Research Grants Scheme

Funder:  Federal – Department of Defence

Grant Background: Established in 1993, the Australian Army History Research Grants Scheme supports and encourages research into the Australian Army’s history and development both on operations and during peace.

The Scheme is open to both academic and non-academic researchers. The Australian Army and Australian Army History Unit (AAHU) values new research that identifies how Army specifically has approached challenges in the past, and which is accessible to both Army and the public.

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Australian Heritage Grants

Funder:  Federal – Department of Environment & Energy

Grant Background: Australian Heritage Grants will support projects that strengthen recognition, management, conservation and public engagement on/of places on Australia’s National Heritage List. A list of Australia’s National Heritage List places is included in appendix B of the grant opportunity guidelines.

Any place added to the National Heritage List prior to the program closing date will be considered a listed place and be eligible under the program.

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