Community Heritage Grants Program 2018

Community Heritage GrantsThe Community Heritage Grants program provides grants of up to $15,000 to Not-for-Profit community organisations such as libraries, archives, museums, genealogical and historical societies, multicultural and Indigenous groups, to identify and assist in the preservation and access to Australian cultural heritage collections.

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.

The Community Heritage Grants program is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Communications and the Arts; National Library of Australia; the National Archives of Australia; the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Museum of Australia.

Applications close 7 May 2018.

For more information visit the National Library of Australia website or contact the CHG Coordinator on 02 6262 1147 or email