Community Heritage Grants 2020 – now open


Mask of ‘Penny Arcade’, papier mache, Luna Park Collection, Stanton Library
Mask of ‘Penny Arcade’, papier mache, Luna Park Collection, Stanton Library (2018 CHG recipient)

Applications for the 2020 Community Heritage Grants (CHG) program are now open.

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.

The types of projects supported 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.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 4 May 2020 (AEST).

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