2011-13 Local Records Grant Program
EFFICIENCY, PRESERVATION, ACCESS
The Local Government Records Grant Program assists local governments to meet their
responsibilities for preserving and improving access to public records.
The 2011-13 Local Records Grant Program will focus on the preservation and access
of the following archival records:
The program will focus on getting records digitized and made accessible through
the Digital Archives. The original records may then be transferred to archives to
ensure permanent preservation. The grant budget for the 2011-13 Grant Program is
$200,000, with a maximum of $10,000 being awarded to a single recipient. There is
also funding available for the purchase of archives storage boxes to aid in the
protection of records.
Applications will be reviewed and grants awarded on a competitive basis. Agencies
are encouraged to work with their local branch archives in the development of their