"Grant Writing for Digitization and Preservation Projects" Scholarships for Illinois Archivists Illinois State Archives

The Illinois State Historical Records Advisory Board (ISHRAB) is hosting the online course "Grant Writing for Digitization and Preservation Projects" for 25 Illinois archivists and archival volunteers, presented by LYRASIS. This four hour course, taught over two 2-hour sessions, will be held on June 6th and 8th from 2-4 p.m.

The course covers the grant writing process from start to finish, including information on funding opportunities, proposal writing, the grant review process, grant administration and promotion of grant-funded projects. Persons or organizations who will be seeking a grant to fund a digitization project are encouraged to take this class.

ISHRAB and its representatives will award scholarships on a first-come, first-served basis until all 25 seats have been filled. The completed application form may be submitted by U.S. mail, FAX, or email. All decisions made by the ISHRAB and its representatives will be final. The deadline to apply is May 26, 2017.

Funds for this opportunity are provided by a State Board Programming Grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

If you have any questions, please contact:

David Joens, Director
Illinois State Archives
Margaret Cross Norton Bldg.
Capitol Complex
Springfield, IL 62756
217-524-3930 (fax)

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