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Materials for Grantees

Grant Opportunities and Forms

Grants are often available for historical archival and museum collections and facilities projects. The exact nature of the grant programs changes frequently, so be sure to check for updates before planning to apply. This page contains information on three grant programs as well as forms for those who have already received grants.

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**Overview of Grants for Archival Collections, including Basic Projects (up to $1000) and Major Projects ($1001-$2500). There is also the Odiorne Fund for Archeological/Archival projects (#3 below). Click on the link below for the Overview.

RecordsCollectionsGuidelines Overview

 

1) Historical Records Collections Grants - Basic Projects

Sponsored by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Grant amount: Up to $1000

Submission Deadlines: July 1, 2014; October 1, 2014; February 1, 2015; May 1, 2015. There will be at least one additional deadline in 2015.

Project duration: Generally one year

Records Collections Guidelines - Basic, Microsoft Word version

Records Collections Guidelines - Basic, pdf version

Microfilming Worksheet.doc

Eligibility Form for Local Governments.doc

 

2) Historical Records Collections Grants - Major Projects

This application form has not yet been updated, but is not expected to change substantially from the version that is available.

Sponsored by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Grant amount: Up to $2500

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2014.

Project duration: Generally one year

Records Collections Guidelines - Major, Microsoft Word version

Records Collections Guidelines - Major, pdf version

Microfilming Worksheet.doc

Eligibility Form for Local Governments.doc

 

3) Odiorne Fund for Archeological/Archival Projects

The Maine State Archives has grant funds for “archaeological work within Maine that has a relationship to archival material”.

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