Monday, 5 November 2007

Local History Grants Program

The Local History Grants Program (LHGP) supports projects that preserve and present Victorian local history.

Types of possible projects include:
  • Preparation & printing of local history books
  • Recording of oral histories
  • Preparation, display & travelling of exhibitions
  • Conservation & cataloguing of documents & objects
  • Web projects that provide local history information
  • Training in local history skills
The LHGP is administered by Public Record Office Victoria.

The program is funded through the Community Support Fund.

The closing date for applications to the 2007-08 round is Monday 7 January 2008.

Details about applying for the grants plus application form and lists of former recipients are available from Local History Grants Program on the PROV website.

Victorian Community History Awards 2008

Entries for the Victorian Community History Awards 2008 are now open.

2008 will see us celebrating 10 years of the Victorian Community History Awards. These Awards successfully bring together the growing interest of individual histories documented throughout Victoria.

Entries close at Close of Business, on Friday, 28 March 2008.

The Victorian Community History Awards 2008 will be presented on Saturday, 31 May 2008.

Download the 2008 entry form here. (PDF 891KB)

If you have any queries regarding these Awards please contact the Marketing Department at Information Victoria

Further information about the Victorian Community History Awards including a list of previous winners can be located on the RHSV website - Victorian Community History Awards