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Collections Care and Access Grants | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Local History Grants for Collections Care and Access

Collections Care and Access Grants | Wisconsin Historical Society

Learn how to apply for a mini-grant from the Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Council for Local History.

Mini-Grant Funding Available for Wisconsin Historical Society Affiliates

Do you have a project that needs funding support? Each spring, affiliates can apply for grants up to $700 for projects and activities that support collections care and management. The 2021 grant season is now closed. Applications for the 2022 grant season will be available early next year.

Mini-Grant Resources:

The Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Council for Local History are pleased to announce that 19 affiliated local historical societies received a total of $11,098 through the 2021 mini-grant program.

Recipients of the 2021 mini-grant included: Dane County Historical Society, Eagle River Historical Society, Forest County Historical and Genealogical Society, Grant County Historical Society, Heritage Military Music Foundation - 1st Brigade Band, Highland Area Historical Society, Kewaunee County Historical Society, Mukwonago Historical Society, Neosho/Rubicon Historical Society Museum, Old Franklin Township Historical Society, Oregon Area Historical Society, Osceola Historical Society, Pleasant Prairie Historical Society, Portage Historical Society, Prairie du Chien Historical Society, Rusk County Historical Society, Superior Public Museums, Winneconne Historical Society, and Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum.

To read more about past mini-grant recipients, click here.

Become an Affiliate

Not an affiliate yet? Use the resources on our How to Become a Local History Affiliate page to apply for affiliation with the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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