Opening Archives: open call to archives and communities

Opening Archives: open call to archives and communities

Bringing communities and archives together using digital technology

The Audience Agency is looking for 10 to 15 action research projects for an exciting new opportunity funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s Digital Skills for Heritage. It is offering funding and support for projects, that use digital technology in some way to engage communities with archiving or archive collections.

Each successful project will receive:

  • A £1,000 to £5,000 grant to support a new activity or piece of work that uses digital technology to engage communities with archives or archiving.
  • Training and development to help get your idea off the ground and support to evaluate the outcomes of your project.
  • A mentor who will offer one-to-one guidance, expertise and support through individually tailored sessions.

For more information and to apply, visit: Opening Archives: open call to archives and communities | The Audience Agency

Key dates:

Deadline for applications: 13 August 2021, midnight

Successful projects announced: w/c 6 September 2021

Project dates: 13 September 2021 – 28 March 2022

Final showcase event: April 2022 (date TBC)

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