[Michlib-l] Newspaper & AV Digitization Grants & Resources

Gallo, Biz (MDE) GalloB at michigan.gov
Mon Oct 4 12:34:45 EDT 2021

For those of you interested in seeking grants to support your digitization initiatives, these grants are now accepting applications!

Recordings at Risk Program - Closing December 15, 2021
This national regranting program, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources, is designed to support the preservation of rare and unique audio, audiovisual, and other time-based media of high scholarly value through digital reformatting. Awards range from $10,000 - $50,000 and cover costs of preservation reformatting by qualified external service providers. Information about the Recordings at Risk program and how to apply can be found on their website<https://www.clir.org/recordings-at-risk/>.

There is also an applicant webinar on Wednesday, October 6. To register and for more information follow this link<https://clirdlf.zoom.us/webinar/register/4016298253418/WN_mYhITrkmTASX6buwq_ekXQ>.

National Digital Newspaper Program - Closing January 13, 2022
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access is accepting applications for the National Digital Newspaper Program. The purpose of this program is to create a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between 1690 and 1963 from all 56 states and U.S. jurisdictions. This searchable database will be permanently maintained at the Library of Congress (LC) and will be freely accessible online. Awards for the two-year grant range from $1 - $325,000. Information about the National Digital Newspaper Program and how to apply can be found on their website<https://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/national-digital-newspaper-program>.

There are also two free webinars coming up on applying for NEH Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions given by the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). You can view dates and register for the Writing Your Preservation Assistance Grant webinar on their website.<https://www.nedcc.org/preservation-training/training-currentlist>

Biz Gallo

Statewide Digitization Initiatives Coordinator

Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo, Lansing, MI 48915
GalloB at michigan.gov<mailto:GalloB at michigan.gov> | 517-335-1402


Discover digital collections from cultural institutions throughout the state at Michigan Memories<https://michmemories.org/>!

Find out more about preserving Michigan's digital cultural heritage through Michigan Digital Preservation Network<http://mipres.org/>!
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