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Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board Grant

Grants to Utah Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for
the Digital Preservation of Historic Documents

GrantWatch ID#: 177371
Agency Type:


Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board (USHRAB) - Utah State Archives


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Utah nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, museums, archives, and IHEs for the digital preservation of historic resources. All projects must involve public access to the records and documents. This could include an online digital images database, online index or search tool, public presentations, and open houses. Collections considered for grant projects must be archival collections of historical, enduring, and permanent value that are of documentary materials.

Historical records preservation projects for which funds can be applied include, but are not limited to:

-Processing or organizing historical records
-Preservation of electronically born collections, such as digital photographs
-Restoration or preservation of damaged records

Grants fund one-time projects and are evaluated on how the project directly affects the program of the repository. The project must provide results that are measurable and are related to the preservation and accessibility of the historical records within the collection.

Up to $5,000

The grant start date is no sooner than February 6, 2017 and grants must be completed by June 23, 2017.

These grants are available to regional and local repositories and other nonprofit cultural heritage organizations such as archives, governmental entities responsible for the care and custody of permanent records, historical societies, library special collections, museum archives, or colleges and universities.

Nonprofit organizations must have a 503(c)(3) nonprofit status.

According to Utah Code Section 51-2a-201.5, the governing board of a nonprofit corporation whose revenues or expenditures of federal pass through money, state money, and local money is less than $100,000 but greater than $25,000 shall cause a fiscal report to be made in a format prescribed by the state auditor within six months of the end of the nonprofit corporation’s fiscal year.

Applicants are required to have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number before submitting an application. Information on how to obtain a DUNS is available at: http://

USHRAB grant funds may not be used for
-The acquisition, processing, exhibition, or display of artifact collections, including the purchase of display cases;
-Projects focusing on collections or materials that are not available for research;
-Projects focusing on collections or materials that are the responsibility of an agency of the federal government.

The application deadline is Friday, December 16.

Grant award winners will be notified within 30 days after the final application deadline.

All grants require a one-to-one in kind and/or cash match. Matching funds must be directly and demonstrably related to the grant and occur during the grant period. Cash expenditures may be for any direct purchase of equipment or consumable supplies used in the project or program.

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

For further information contact:

Janell Tuttle
(801) 531-3845

Return completed applications to:

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board
346 S. Rio Grande
SLC, UT 84101

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