National Library of Australia

Community Heritage Grants 2016


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.

Since 1994, $5.7 million has been awarded to community organisations throughout Australia. The types of projects supported include significance assessments of collections; preservation needs assessments of collections; conservation activities and collection management; and training workshops.

Applications are opened to not-for-profit organisations such as indigenous groups, museums, and public librarys.

The 2016 grant round will open on 7 March and close on 9 May.

For more information please go the website here, or contact the CHG coordinator at



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