Grants to Local Archives

Archives Development Program Direct Grants *Application Deadline September 6, 2019*

For the fiscal year 2019-2020, $45,500 has been made available for grants up to $5,000 for improvements to local archives. We appreciate Secretary of State Tre Hargett for his commitment to the grants for the current Fiscal Year.

*Direct Grants to Local Government Archives
Open to Tennessee local government archives for the acquisition of archival supplies, devices, furnishings or services that directly help to salvage, restore, preserve or improve access to permanently-valuable local government records.


State Board Programming Regrants (SBPG) *Application Deadline September 17, 2018* 
For fiscal year 2018-2019, $32,500 has been made available for grants up to $5,000.

Open to any governmental or non-profit organization within Tennessee to preserve and provide access to Tennessee’s historical records, to educate and train records custodians, and to support archival program development and enhancement.

For more information about either grant program, contact:
Sara Baxter at or (615) 253-3470.