Friday, 7 March 2008

Holsworth Local Heritage Trust - a grant for regional societies

The purpose of the Holsworth Local Heritage Trust, a charitable fund within the Victorian Community Foundation, is to invite applications for grants from not-for-profit organisations such as historical societies, clubs, schools and museums in regional Victoria.

The Trust is interested in supporting enthusiastic community groups and organisations with a true interest in heritage preservation and the enhancement of community life.

Grants of up to $1,500 are available for projects that will enable the preservation and appreciation, through publication, of any specific or general local history in regional Victoria.

The grant is not intended to benefit benefit individual authors or large organisations. Small organisations with little or no experience of self publishing work are encouraged to apply. Joint projects encompasing several groups or annual / special edited journals incorporating submitted historical articles from a wide community are encouraged.

Applications close in October each year.

Further information about this grant opportunity -