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Community Archives and the Heritage Lottery Fund

The Archive Lottery Advisory Service is pleased to announce a one day workshop to be held on Tuesday 9th December 2008 at The National Archives, Kew.

This workshop is aimed at people who might be seeking funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to run a community archive project.  The workshop will be tailored for those involved in community and voluntary organisations, but it may be of interest to people working in heritage organisations, seeking to partner community groups in delivering a community archive project.  The workshop will include presentations and group exercises.


10.00 – 10.30 – Registration and coffee

10.30 – 12.30 – Morning Session: Introduction to the Heritage Lottery Fund, its strategic aims and how these fit with community archives

12.30 – 13.30 – Sandwich lunch (provided) and free time to explore The National Archives’ museum

13.30 – 15.30 – Afternoon Session: Project Plans, budgets and timetables

15.30 – 15.45 – Tea

15.45 – 16.30 – Final Session: Next Steps – developing a funding bid and sources of advice

This workshop is free but places are limited and available on a strictly first come, first serve basis.

For more information or to book a place, please contact Louise Ray, NCA Archive Lottery Adviser on louise@nca.org.uk or 020 8392 5347.

The Archive Lottery Advisory Service is run by the National Council on Archives and is supported by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council and The National Archives.

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