Grants Available for Historical Records

May 8, 2020

The Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) is offering grants of up to $2,500 for projects promoting preservation of and access to Wyoming’s historical records. The grants are available for the period of July 1, 2020 thru June 30, 2021 and are provided through the Wyoming SHRAB by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Learn more and view previous successful applications. Deadline to apply is June 15. Completed applications must be submitted to Kathy Marquis, SHRAB Coordinator and Wyoming State Archivist, at or mailed to her attention at the Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Central Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82002. Contact Kathy by email or call her at (307) 777-8691 with any questions.

The grants are available to Wyoming cultural heritage organizations for projects to process, preserve, and provide increased access to historical records. Projects eligible for funding should focus on making collections of historical records more accessible, with preference given to projects for digitizing and providing online access to historical records, and attending training that will improve your organization’s ability to complete these types of projects.

The Wyoming SHRAB promotes the identification, preservation and dissemination of the state’s historical records, by encouraging and supporting ongoing training programs for state, tribal and local governments, local repositories, organizations, and others involved in records care in Wyoming. The program is administered by the Wyoming State Archives, which is part of the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources.

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