Wednesday, November 28, 2007

History Channel announces the launch of the Save Our History grant program

[Source: Stacy Goto] -- This year, The History Channel will again award grants of up to $10,000 to fund partnerships between history organizations and schools or youth groups on projects that teach students about their local history and actively engage them in its preservation. History museums, historical societies, preservation organizations, historic sites, libraries, archives, government agencies, and other historical organizations are all eligible to apply.

The History Channel is proud to support the preservation of local history across the country. To date, The History Channel has awarded over 1 million dollars to fund 109 preservation projects across the country. Click here to read descriptions of past Save Our History grant projects and to apply for a grant. The grant application will be posted in January 2008 and will be due Friday, June 6th, 2008. Funded projects can be implemented at any time during the 2008-2009 school year. Should you have any questions about the grant application or process, please email the Save Our History team.