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Peter E. Palmquist Memorial Fund for Historical Photographic Research Grant

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits
and Individuals to Research Historical Photography

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Humboldt Area Foundation (HAF) - Peter E. Palmquist Memorial Fund for Historical Photographic Research

Deadline Date:

11/01/19 - Postmarked


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Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and nonprofit organizations for research projects on Western American photography before 1900 or on worldwide women in photography. Applications will be judged on the significance of the project to the field, the ability of the applicant to carry out the project within the proposed budget and timeline, the quality of the proposal.

Each recipient of the award will agree to donate upon completion of the project a copy of the resulting work (i.e., published book, unpublished report, thesis, etc.) to the Humboldt Area Foundation to submit to the Peter Palmquist Archive at Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182154

Estimated Size of Grant:

$500 - $1,500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals researching Western American photography before 1900 or women in photography as well as nonprofit institutions conducting research in these fields are eligible to apply.

The Palmquist Fund will not consider requests to cover salaries or pay for hardware or equipment.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be postmarked by November 1, 2019.

Award Recipients will be notified by January 15, 2020

Contact Information:

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

Applications should be submitted to:
Humboldt Area Foundation
363 Indianola Road
Bayside, CA 95524

For questions, contact:
Sara Dronkers

For more information contact:
Humboldt Area Foundation
(707) 442-2993

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