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Grants to Tennessee Local Governments
to Preserve Government Records

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA)

Conf. Date:

08/26/20

Deadline Date:

08/28/20 Close of business - Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Tennessee government organizations to preserve government records. Funding may be used for a wide range of costs related to preservation, including supplies, salaries, hazard prevention, equipment enhancements, collections indexing, and digitization projects.

The 2020-2021 Archives Development Grant is available for local archives to replace or purchase archival supplies to improve the storage conditions of archival collections, operations, or public accessibility. Grant funds are available for the following:

  • Archival shelving units
  • Acid-free, lignin-free folders and boxes
  • Other necessary archival supplies or environmental monitoring devices
  • Indexing of collections
  • Contracted conservation treatments
  • Hiring a part-time worker
  • Creating a disaster preparedness plan
  • Improving online access to collections through digitization
  • Registration fees for webinars from approved organizations

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162327

Estimated Size of Grant:

In fiscal year 2020-2021, grants are available for up to $5,000 for improvements to local archives.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations include:
-Local Governmental Organizations: county and municipal records repositories.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Virtual Q&A Sessions
- Monday, August 24, 2020 - 10:00 AM (CT)
- Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 10:00 AM (CT)

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for applications is close of business August 28, 2020.

Virtual Q&A Sessions will be scheduled by mid-July.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications can be sent via e-mail, fax, or mail. Please send all applications to the following:

Sara Baxter
Archives Development Program
Tennessee State Library and Archives
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
Ph: 615-741-2083
Fax: 615-532-5315
sara.baxter@tn.gov

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