The 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.

In 2019, 60 grants were awarded, totalling $378,440.

New South Wales

Organisation Project Amount
Australian Jewish Historical Society Purchase of Archival Materials $4,480
Blacktown City Council Significance Assessment of the Garage Graphix Archive Collection $4,500
Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery Significance Assessment of the Collection $6,140
Care Leavers Australasia Network Preservation Needs Assessment of Australia's Orphanage Museum's Collection $4,500
Friends of the Hawkesbury Art Community & Regional Gallery Inc Preservation of the Clint Collection $12,940
Georges River Council Preservation Needs Assessment of Georges River Libraries Local Studies Collection  $4,500
Goulburn Regional Art Gallery Significance Assessment of the Collection $5,120
Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum Inc Purchase of Archival Storage Materials $2,600
Moore Theological College Council Conservation Treatment of the Rev Frank Cash Negative Collection $9,090
Naval Historical Society of Australia Significance Assessment of the Collection $5,880
Norfolk Island Museum Purchase of Two Freezers for Pest Control Management $660
Penrith Performing & Visual Arts Pest Site Inspection and Purchase of Conservation Resources $8,390
Penrith Performing & Visual Arts Two Preventive Conservation and Object Storage Workshops $2,200
Port Macquarie Historical Society Inc Significance Assessment of the Costume Collection $5,440
Royal Far West Preservation Needs Assessment of the Archive and Museum Collection $4,500
Shoalhaven City Council Significance Assessment of the City Art Collection $4,500
Tamworth Regional Gallery Significance Assessment of the Collection $5,920
The Children's Hospital at Westmead (The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network) Preservation Needs Assessment of the Collection and Collection Management Software $5,790
The Embroiderers' Guild NSW Inc Significance Assessment of the Collection $4,500

Northern Territory

Organisation Amount Project
Papunya Tjupi Arts Preservation Needs Assessment of the Collection $8,070

Queensland

Organisation Amount Project
Cassowary Coast Regional Council Four Collection Policy, Handling and Disaster Preparedness Workshops $12,380
Empire Theatre Projects Twelve Digitisation Workshops $10,000
Museum and Gallery Services Queensland Ltd Collection Management, Significance and Preventative Conservation Workshops $6,610
Rockhampton Art Gallery Purchase of Archival Storage Materials $10,290
Sunshine Coast Council, Cultural Heritage Services Purchase of Archival Storage Equipment (compactus) for the Bankfoot House Heritage Precinct Collection $13,630
Tablelands Regional Council Three Collection Policy and Management Training Workshops $11,000
Trustee for the General Douglas MacArthur Brisbane Memorial Foundation Preservation Needs Assessment of the MacArthur Museum Collection $4,500

South Australia

Organisation Amount Project
Australian Lithuanian Community Association Ltd Significance Assessment of the Australian Lithuanian Archives Collection $4,950
Australian Lutheran College Significance Assessment of the Library's Rare Books Collection $4,500
Central Adelaide Local Health Network Heritage Office Preservation Needs Assessment of the Collection $4,500
Flinders University Art Museum Purchase of Archival Storage Materials and Conservation Treatments for the Papunya Painting Collection $13,630
History Trust of South Australia Digital Literacy and Collections Online Workshop $8,300
History Trust of South Australia - National Motor Museum Preservation Needs Assessment of the George Brooks Library and Learning Centre Collection $4,500
Lutheran Archives Conservation of the Lantern Slide and Glass Plate Negative Collection $13,630
National Trust of South Australia Moonta Branch Significance Assessment of Moonta Resource Centre's Collection $6,000
Peterborough History Group SA Inc Purchase of Archival Materials (Times Printing Office Contents Preservation Project Stage III) $11,880
Port Adelaide Historical Society Inc Preservation Needs Assessment of the Collection $4,950

Tasmania

Organisation Amount Project
Narryna Heritage Museum Inc Purchase of Archival Storage Equipment (Shelving) for the Costume Collection $7,380

Victoria

Organisation Amount Project
Australian College of Educators Preservation Needs Assessment of the Archives $4,500
Castlemaine Art Museum Ltd Significance Assessment of the Collection $4,500
City of Boroondara Preservation Needs Assessment of Town Hall Gallery Collection $4,500
Civil Aviation Historical Society Inc Purchase of Archival Storage and Environmental Equipment $8,800
Geelong Regional Library Corporation Preservation Needs Assessment of the Geelong Heritage Centre Archives Collection $4,500
Kew Historical Society Inc Preservation Needs Assessment of the Collection $4,950
National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Purchase of Cataloguing Software $11,270
National Vietnam Veterans Museum Ltd Purchase of Four Cataloguing Software Licences $2,120
RMIT Design Archives Significance Assessment of the Design Archives Collection $4,500
Royal Historical Society of Victoria Inc Purchase of Archival Storage Equipment (Shelving)  $13,540
Scout Association of Australia - Victorian Branch Purchase of Archival Storage Equipment  $3,500
Seaworks Maritime Museum Preservation Needs Assessment of the Collection $4,500
Shrine of Remembrance Preservation Needs Assessment of the Collection $4,500
Trafalgar Holden Museum Significance Assessment of the Collection $4,950

Western Australia

Organisation Amount Project
City of Albany Significance Assessment of the Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum Collection $5,400
City of South Perth Significance Assessment of the Art Collection $4,500
Law Society Of Western Australia Preservation Needs Assessment of the Collection $4,500
Northcliffe Pioneer Museum Inc Preservation of the Photographic Collection and Purchase of Archival Materials $9,340
Perth Observatory Volunteer Group Purchase of Archival Storage and Environmental Equipment $3,900
Swan Guildford Historical Society Purchase of Archival Storage Materials and Pest Control Equipment $820
University of Western Australia, Berndt Museum of Anthropology Conservation of Cultural Materials Workshop $2,500
University of Western Australia, Berndt Museum of Anthropology Preservation Needs Assessment of the Object Collection $4,500