Mask of 'Penny Arcade', papier mache, Luna Park Collection, Stanton Library (2018 Community Heritage Grant recipient) 

Community Heritage Grants

The Community Heritage Grants (CHG) program provides grants of up to $15,000 to:

  • archives
  • genealogical and historical societies
  • Indigenous groups
  • libraries
  • multicultural groups
  • museums 

CHG provides grants to assist with

  • the preservation of collections with national significance
  • collections of materials publicly accessible

These collections could consist of

  • artefacts
  • audiovisual material
  • diaries
  • letters
  • maps
  • photographs

CHG supports the following projects:

  • significance assessments of collections
  • preservation needs assessments of collections
  • conservation activities and collection management, and
  • training workshops.

Read about past CHG recipients.

CHG is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications; National Library of Australia; the National Archives of Australia; the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Museum of Australia. 

Community Heritage Grants supported by

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