Posted on 08 November 2007.
>(Note: only municipal or school district libraries may apply for this grant.)
Three types of competitive grants are available: individual projects involving a single government; cooperative projects involving two or more local governments acting on one activity; and complex projects involving a single local government addressing extremely complex records management issues. Grants are available for inventory and planning, active records, inactive records, historical records, and educational uses of local government records projects. The State Archives encourages local government officials to attend one of the many LGRMIF grant application information sessions held in all regions of the state beginning in late summer and continuing through the fall. In addition, the Archives provides technical advice to local governments through its Regional Advisory Officers (RAOs).
ELIGIBILITY: Local governments, including but not limited to Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), cities, counties, fire districts, school districts, towns, and villages.
FUNDING: Single, up to $75,000; cooperative and complex, up to $125,000.
DEADLINE: February 1, 2008.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact the New York State Archives, Grants Administration Unit, Room 9A81 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230. Call 518-474-6926, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.