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2018 Mini-Grant

Grants to Southwest USA Nonprofits and Individuals
in Multiple States for Oral History Projects

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Southwest Oral History Association (SOHA)

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Grants totaling up to $1,500 to Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and California nonprofit organizations, museums, and historical societies, as well as individual students, teachers, and researchers for oral history projects focusing on the Southwest. Funding is intended to cover the costs of interviewing, equipment, transcription, editing, publishing, and other oral history-related expenses.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176801

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Number of Grants:

Up to 3

Estimated Size of Grant:

A one-year membership in SOHA will be included as part of the Mini-Grant Award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Students, teachers, and independent researchers, historical societies, archives, museums, and nonprofits in the general SOHA region are encouraged to apply to conduct research on the Southwest.

First consideration is given to community-based projects focusing on Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and California, the states within the SOHA region.

Previous award recipients are not eligible to apply two years in a row.

Pre-Application Information:

Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to download the grant guidelines.

Notification will be by January 22, 2018.

Recipients may be invited to present their work at a SOHA conference within two years of receiving the Award. We also ask that recipients prepare a written report on their work for inclusion in SOHA’s newsletter within six months of receiving the award.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications to with "2018 MINI-GRANT APPLICATION” in the subject line.

Or, mail to:

Southwest Oral History Association
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy, Box 455020
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5020
Attention: Scholarships and Grants Committee

SOHA will acknowledge receipt of application via email.

For questions, email the SOHA Office at the above email address.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona;   California;   Nevada;   New Mexico