The Library has posted recordings of CCDI’s Libraries, Archives, and Museums and Higher Education informational webinars. The webinars, which were held throughout June and July, provide more details about the grant opportunities, eligibility, and application process.
You can view the recordings at the links below:
Libraries, Archives, Museums
The application deadline for both grant opportunities is September 30, 2022 (noon EST).
Questions about either the Higher Education or Libraries, Archives, and Museums grants may be submitted to [email protected] until September 23, 2022 (noon EST). We have posted answers to several questions on another blog post. Additional commonly asked questions and answers will be posted on the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative page soon.
If you encounter issues with submitting your application, you can email [email protected] for assistance until September 29, 2022 (3pm EST).
To learn more, visit the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative page on the Of the People website.
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The Library has posted a recording of the first Community Collections Grant program informational webinar, held earlier this month. You can find the recording at this link, or view it below. Staff from the American Folklife Center will host one more public webinar about applying for the CCG grants, and you can register here. We […]
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