The 2017 grant round will open on 6 March and close on 8 May.

Front page of a catalogue for fruit treesThe Community Heritage Grants (CHG) program provides grants of up to $15,000 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. Read more about past CHG winners.

CHG is funded by the Australian Government through the National Library of Australia; the Ministry for the Arts ; the National Archives of Australia; the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Museum of Australia.

2016 Media Release

Image: Catalogue of Fruit Trees  1910, Emerald Museum

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