TownsWeb Archiving is pleased to announce that following strong interest and some excellent applications from archives and other memory institutions over the last three years, the TWA Digitisation Grant has relaunched in 2019. It is pleased to be increasing the fund this year with the primary winner receiving up to £6,000, the secondary winner up to £3,000 and shortlisted applicants up to £500 of match funding, to support them in digitising their holdings.
The TWA Digitisation Grant opens on 19 June and welcomes applications from the following UK institutions:
- Public, private & charity Archives
- Business/corporate Archives
- Public & private Libraries
The Grant can be used to fund the digitisation of bound books, manuscripts, oversize maps and plans, 35mm slides, microfilm/fiche, glass plate negatives, and other two-dimensional cultural heritage media.
The deadline for applications is 28 July with announcements of winners at the ARA on 28 August.
Find out how to apply and for more details click here.