Florida State University: FSU English professor earns prestigious NEH grant to digitize novelist Gloria Naylor’s work and develop literary archival model

Florida State University: FSU English professor earns prestigious NEH grant to digitize novelist Gloria Naylor’s work and develop literary archival model. “A faculty member in Florida State University’s Department of English has received a collaborative research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize the work of award-winning American novelist Gloria Naylor and develop a model for engaging Black women’s literary archives.”

University of Wyoming: UW Receives Second NEH Grant for Wyoming Digital Newspaper Project

University of Wyoming: UW Receives Second NEH Grant for Wyoming Digital Newspaper Project. “University of Wyoming Libraries has received a second round of funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support ongoing newspaper digitization work. The two-year, $200,000 grant will support the ongoing Wyoming Digital Newspaper Project, which began in August 2019 after the first NEH grant was awarded.”

BusinessWire: The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® Opens Applications for the 2022 Research and Preservation Grants Program (PRESS RELEASE)

BusinessWire: The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® Opens Applications for the 2022 Research and Preservation Grants Program (PRESS RELEASE). “The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announced that applications are officially open for its 2022 Research and Preservation Grants program. The program provides four grants each year to music institutions, musicologists, researchers, nonprofit organizations and individuals around the world who are enhancing and preserving Latin music heritage.”

Elizabeth City State University: ECSU Works to Digitize and Preserve North Carolina History Thanks to State Library of North Carolina Grant

Elizabeth City State University: ECSU Works to Digitize and Preserve North Carolina History Thanks to State Library of North Carolina Grant. “Elizabeth City State University’s G.R. Little Library and its staff are working to preserve North Carolina history. Thanks to a $163,991 grant from the State Library of North Carolina (SLNC), the university’s library will be able to assist the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center (DHC) in digitizing historic documents and photographs, preserving them for future generations.”

Indiana University Bloomington: Choi part of IMLS grant to develop AI literacy program for youth in underserved communities

Indiana University Bloomington: Choi part of IMLS grant to develop AI literacy program for youth in underserved communities. “Kahyun Choi, an assistant professor of information and library science at the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, has been awarded a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to develop an artificial intelligence literacy program for youth in underserved communities.”

Indian Country Today: $517K Grant awarded to team addressing digital inclusion in tribal libraries

Indian Country Today: $517K Grant awarded to team addressing digital inclusion in tribal libraries. “The Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) and the Simmons University Community Informatics (CI) Lab have been awarded $517,078 through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 2021 National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program. This year, just 22.7% of applicants saw their projects get approved.”

Institute of Museum and Library Services: IMLS Awards More Than 200 Grants to Help Museums Meet Community Needs

Institute of Museum and Library Services: IMLS Awards More Than 200 Grants to Help Museums Meet Community Needs. “The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced grant awards totaling $29,545,363 for museums across the nation to improve services to their communities. Through the agency’s largest competitive grant program, Museums for America, and its special initiatives, Museums Empowered and Inspire! Grants for Small Museums, a total of 208 projects were selected from 758 applications requesting $99,543,356. Institutions receiving awards are matching them with $35,214,339 in non-federal funds.”

Union College: College receives National Archives grant to digitize its popular Bigelow Collection

Union College: College receives National Archives grant to digitize its popular Bigelow Collection . “The National Historical Publications and Records Commission of the National Archives has awarded Union a grant to support the digitization of its massive John Bigelow Collection. A member of the Class of 1835, Bigelow was a prominent author, lawyer, diplomat and distinguished man of letters in the 19th and early 20th centuries.”

Library of Congress: Library of Congress Offers Grants to Support Contemporary Cultural Field Research within Diverse Communities

Library of Congress: Library of Congress Offers Grants to Support Contemporary Cultural Field Research within Diverse Communities. “The Library of Congress is offering a new series of grants to individuals and organizations working to document cultures and traditions of Black, Indigenous, and communities of color traditionally underrepresented in the United States.”

Getty: Innovation in Prints and Drawings Is the Focus of New Getty Grants

Getty: Innovation in Prints and Drawings Is the Focus of New Getty Grants. “Prints and drawings are an unsung area of curatorial innovation and a place for museums to bring new forms of storytelling to their permanent collections. Nineteen new grants totaling over $1.55 million will support exhibitions, publications and digital projects that center the graphic arts as part of the Getty Foundation’s ongoing Paper Project initiative. Launched in 2018, The Paper Project funds professional development and experimental projects for curators around the world who study prints and drawings to make graphic arts collections more accessible and relevant to 21st-century audiences.”

University of Kentucky: Sounding Spirit Team, Including UK Libraries and Niles Center, Awarded NEH Grant for American Music Digital Library

University of Kentucky: Sounding Spirit Team, Including UK Libraries and Niles Center, Awarded NEH Grant for American Music Digital Library. “The Sounding Spirit Digital Library team, which includes the University of Kentucky Libraries and the John Jacob Niles Center for American Music, as well as archival partners from five other institutions across the United States, has been awarded a third grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to further preserve and enhance engagement with historic Southern sacred songbooks.”

Florida Museum of Natural History: iDigBio receives $20 million from NSF to sustain U.S. museum digitization efforts

Florida Museum of Natural History: iDigBio receives $20 million from NSF to sustain U.S. museum digitization efforts. “The National Science Foundation has awarded iDigBio nearly $20 million to continue its mission of digitizing natural history collections nationwide, making them available online to researchers, educators and community scientists around the world.”

Creative Commons: Creative Commons Receives $5M Grant from Arcadia to Advance Open Access at Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Creative Commons: Creative Commons Receives $5M Grant from Arcadia to Advance Open Access at Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums. “Today Creative Commons (CC) announced that it has received a five-year $5 million grant from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, to advance open access in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (GLAM) sector.”