Applications invited for community heritage projects

  • March 15, 2016

Trent Zimmerman, Federal Member for North Sydney invites local organisations that need support to preserve and conserve important Australian heritage to apply for a Community Heritage Grant.

Managed by the National Library, and funded by the Australian Government, the Community Heritage Grants program provides grants of up to $15,000 each to help local organisations preserve and maintain nationally significant cultural heritage collections of documents and objects at the local level.

“I encourage not-for-profit organisations with heritage responsibilities North Sydney to apply for a grant,” Trent Zimmerman said.

“The local library, archive, museum, historical society, Indigenous groups and migrant community groups with a significant historical collection may be eligible for funding.”

The 2016 Community Heritage Grants Program is managed by the National Library in conjunction with the National Archives of Australia, the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Museum of Australia. Applications close 9 May 2016 and can be submitted online at www.nla.gov.au/chg.

If you are a small business in the North Sydney electorate and need help with any of this information, please call my office on 02 9929 9822