[BCMA] Fwd: BC History Digitization Program Grant Notice of Intent

Moderated BCMA subscriber listserv listserv at lists.museum.bc.ca
Mon Jul 12 09:26:42 PDT 2021

Dear colleagues,

The British Columbia History Digitization Program
<https://ikblc.ubc.ca/initiatives/bcdigitinfo/> (BCHDP) is seeking early
notice from prospective 2022/2023 grant applicants. This will enable
follow-up with applicants eligible for and interested in additional support
during the grant application process.

*If your organization is considering applying for a 2022/2023 BCHDP grant
this October, please fill out this short Notice of Intent survey: *

Early notice will be accepted until *September 15, 2021*, but the earlier
notice you provide the more support we can provide. Early notice is not
mandatory, but is expected to improve chances of a successful grant

Information provided in the Notice of Intent survey will only be used for
follow-up, it will not form part of your application. Organizations
eligible for and indicating interest in additional support during the grant
application process will be contacted.

Support for eligible organizations can include assistance with: completing
the grant application; project management; copyright advisory; connections
to digitization service providers; securing digitization staff; preparing
metadata; and hosting digitized materials in the Arca provincial digital


The British Columbia History Digitization Program
<https://ikblc.ubc.ca/initiatives/bcdigitinfo/> (BCHDP), launched by the
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre in 2006, provides matching funds to
support digitization projects that make unique British Columbia content
freely available.

In October 2021, the BCHDP will be accepting applications for the 2022/2023
funding year. Applicants can receive up to $15,000 of matching
funds for their projects. In 2021, the program awarded more than
$150,000 for 19 projects. Since its inception in 2006, the BCHDP has
awarded more than $2 million of matching funds for more than 260 projects.

Additional support for small organizations applying for BCHDP grants is
provided through a partnership between the BC Electronic Library Network
(BC ELN) and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (IKBLC) at the University
of British Columbia Library. For more information about the BC ELN-BCHDP
Support Service, please visit:

For more information about the program and to view past projects, please
visit the BC History Digitization Program website:

Best regards,
Coordinator, BC History Digitization Program
bc.historydigitization at ubc.ca

BC History Digitization Program | Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Located on the on
the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓ əm
(Musqueam) people
bc.historydigitization at ubc.ca
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