Grant Application Period Extended: CCDI Higher Education and Libraries, Archives, Museums Opportunities

Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI)

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative team has extended the application deadline for its Higher Education and Libraries, Archives, Museums opportunities. The Library intends to award up to three Libraries, Archives, Museums grants and up to three Higher Education grants. We will award up to $50,000 for each grant and will support projects of up to 12 months in length.

Applications for both opportunities are due by 12:00pm (noon) Eastern Standard Time on October 7, 2022.

Interested applicants can find more information about each opportunity below:

Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Students in the library reading room

Parks, Gordon, photographer. Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Students in the library reading room. United States Volusia County Florida Daytona Beach, 1943. Jan. Photograph. //www.loc.gov/item/2017843202/.

Higher Education

The Grant for Higher Education supports minority serving higher education institutions in the development of projects that use Library of Congress digital materials and that center the lives, experiences and perspectives of communities of Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander and/or other communities of color in the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, territories and commonwealths (Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands).

Who Should Apply: 2-year or 4-year minority serving higher education institutions

Award Amount: $50,000

For more information, please view the Notice for this opportunity.

 

 

Libraries, Archives, Museums

Bridge game, Nurse Aiko Hamaguchi, Nurse Chiye Yamanaki, Miss Catherine Yamaguchi, Miss Kazoko Nagahama, Manzanar Relocation Center, California

Adams, Ansel, photographer. Bridge game, Nurse Aiko Hamaguchi, Nurse Chiye Yamanaki, Miss Catherine Yamaguchi, Miss Kazoko Nagahama, Manzanar Relocation Center, California. California Manzanar, 1943. Photograph. //www.loc.gov/item/2002696000/.

The Grant for Libraries, Archives, Museums provides support to libraries, archives, and museums that use Library of Congress materials to create projects that center the lives, experiences, and perspectives of Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander and/or other communities of color in the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, territories and commonwealths (Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands).

Who Should Apply: US-based non-profit libraries, archives, and museums

Award Amount: $50,000

For more information, please view the Notice for this opportunity.

Support materials for applicants can be found on the application pages for Libraries, Archives, Museums and for Higher Education Institutions, and will be updated as more resources become available.

Additionally, applicants may find the following resources useful while completing their applications:

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