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Community Collections Grants Recipients: An Interview with Urban Artistry’s Junious Brickhouse

Posted by: Michelle Stefano

This interview is the first in a series focused on the American Folklife Center’s Community Collections Grants program, highlighting each of the 2022 grant recipients and their projects over the course of the 2022 grant project year. The Community Collections Grants program is part of the Library’s Of the People: Widening the Path initiative, which …

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Commonly Asked Questions: Community Collections Grants (Organizations)

Posted by: John Fenn

[CAQs listed below were updated August 1, 2023] Below you will find commonly-asked questions as well as other resources to support your application to the Community Collections Grant program as an organization. You can find the application materials for this program on the Of the People website: Help Understanding this Funding Opportunity and Application Process …

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Commonly Asked Questions: Community Collections Grants (Individuals)

Posted by: John Fenn

[CAQs listed below were updated August 1, 2023] Below you will find commonly-asked questions as well as other resources to support your application to the Community Collections Grant program as an individual. You can find the application materials for this program on the Of the People website: Help Understanding this Funding Opportunity and Application Process …

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Informational Webinars for the Community Collections Grant program: Register Now!

Posted by: John Fenn

Staff from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress will be hosting three public webinars in order to provide information about the Community Collections Grant program. We’ll also be answering questions about the application process and pointing attendees toward resources. Here are the dates, times and registration links: June 8, 2022 at 4pm …

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Round Two of Funding for the Community Collections Grant Program: Applications Open!

Posted by: John Fenn

The Library of Congress and the American Folklife Center are excited to open applications for the second round of funding in the Community Collections grant program. These grants will support individuals or non-profit organizations in producing cultural documentation–photographs, interviews, audio or video recordings about their community from the community’s perspective. Materials gathered through this program …

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Meet the 2022 Community Collections Grant Recipients

Posted by: Deanna McCray-James

The Library of Congress American Folklife Center is pleased to announce the inaugural recipient cohort of the Community Collections Grant program. Beginning in March, these 10 awardees will work over the next 12 months to complete a range of engaging and meaningful research. This work will ultimately be included in the Library’s various permanent collections. This series …

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Community Collections Grant Program: Informational Webinars

Posted by: John Fenn

The American Folklife Center will be hosting two public webinars in order to provide information about the Community Collections Grant program. Dates and registration links are listed below. For details and links to the application materials/Notices of Funding Opportunity, please see this post.  August 20, 2021 (3pm Eastern): https://loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_llcALeyiSeSNRXi_wjgv5Q  August 25, 2021 (4pm Eastern): https://loc.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_R7dK0YuXTpqUtIRzvdLmEg …

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Funding Opportunities

Posted by: Laurie Allen

The following funding opportunities are currently available as part of Of the People: Widening the Path Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Information about each grant, along with registration links for informational webinars is available below. Grant for Libraries, Archives, and Museums – This opportunity is now closed. Grant for Minority Serving Higher Education Institutions – This …