logo - NLA-1The National Library of Australia is calling for applications for their 2013 Community Heritage Grants. The grants of up to $15,000 are available to community groups around the country to help preserve and manage locally held, nationally significant cultural heritage collections of documents and objects for future generations. Projects supported include significance assessments, preservation needs assessments, conservation activities and collection management.

About the Community Heritage Grants
Since 1994, a combined total of around $4.5 million in funding has been provided to 966 projects.

The 2013 Community Heritage Grants Program is funded by the Australian Government through the National Library of Australia; the Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport through the Office for the Arts; the National Archives of Australia; the National Film and Sound Archive; and the National Museum of Australia.

Applying for a Community Heritage Grant
If you wish to submit an application, you can do so online at: www.nla.gov.au/chg and remember that applications for the grants close on Wednesday 1 May 2013 at 5pm (AEST).

Information, guidelines and application forms are available at www.nla.gov.au/chg/

For futher details
Sally Hopman, Media Liaison Manager
National Library of Australia
Phone: 02 6262 1704
Mobile: 0401 226 697
Email: shopman@nla.gov.au

Sharyn O’Brien, CHG Coordinator
Phone: T 02 6262 1147
Email: sobrien@nla.gov.au