Records Management Grants Available, Due January 16

The New York State Archives and the New York State Local Government Records Advisory Council have announced the Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) grants for 2018-2019. All applications must be submitted via the State Archives eGrants system by 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Grant projects will run from July 1, 2018 – June 30,
2019. The LGRMIF supports three types of projects:

  • Individual projects that involve a single applicant;
  • Shared services projects, involving two or more applicants;
  • Demonstration projects, to develop model electronic records programs that can be replicated
    by other local governments. This year demonstration project grants will focus on Records-
    Lifecycle Management of Electronic Mail implementation projects.

New York State Archives is conducting the following webinars related to the upcoming grant season:

LGRMIF Shared Services Grant Information Session – Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM, www.archives.nysed.gov/workshops/schedule/lgrmif-shared-services-grant-informationsession-webinar-2017-11-14
How to Write a Superior LGRMIF Grant Narrative – Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM, www.archives.nysed.gov/workshops/schedule/how-to-write-a-superior-lgrmif-grantnarrative-webinar-2017-12-13

To attend other NYS Archives training events in New York State, go to http://www.archives.nysed.gov/workshops/schedule.

For historical records repositories, see Documentary Heritage & Presentation Services for New York at http://dhpsny.org/education.