Grants programme for community archive and heritage projects

MLA Council is pleased to announce its grants programme for Phase 2 of The People’s Record. Grants of  £1,000  &  £4,000 are available to support community projects which build relationships between archives, museums, libraries, and community groups.

Projects should take place between September 2009 and February 2010, and explore at least one of the following themes:

  • Health, Sport & Wellbeing
  • Changing Places
  • Young People’s Aspirations  

Closing date for applications

Noon on 31 August 2009  

What is People’s Record?

People’s Record will be a national community archive of people’s responses to hosting the Games.   Our funding will support a network of People’s Record schemes across England, built on partnerships between museums, libraries and archives and community groups. We are particularly keen to encourage projects which develop participation by disabled persons or increase disability representation.   MLA is also developing the online platform to host and make the archive available in the long term.  

How to apply

Full information and application forms are available on the MLA website: 

For more information on the programme

Please contact:

Vanessa Harbar, Project Manager for 2012.
Tel: 0121 345 7331
Email: [email protected]

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