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Materials for Grantees

Grant Opportunities and Forms

NOTE: The February deadline, previously listed as tentative, has been suspended, due to a distribution of available funds. Check this page for an announcement of deadlines for the second half of 2014.

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: The February deadline, previously listed as tentative, has been suspended, due to a distribution of available funds. Check this page for an announcement of deadlines for the second half of 2014.

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

Sponsored by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Grant amount: Up to $2500

Submission Deadline: Check this page for an announcement of the next Major Projects deadline. It is likely to be Oct. 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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