Grant Opportunity: Field Research of Contemporary Culture within Black, Indigenous, and Colored Communities

Community collections grants will be awarded to support contemporary ethnographic field research focused on the cultures and traditions of diverse communities across the United States. This program is part of the new From the people: widening the path Library of Congress initiative to further connect the Library to Black, Indigenous and Colored communities traditionally under-represented in the Library’s collections.

Ten Community Collections Grants of up to $ 60,000 each will be awarded to individuals and organizations through two Funding Opportunity Notices which are now open for applications until September 7, 2021.

More information and application details can be found at the links below and in the attached program flyer. Do not hesitate to share this image and this information on your networks.

Library of Congress Offers Grants to Support Field Research of Contemporary Culture in Various Communities | Library of Congress (loc.gov)

Applications are open for the Community Collections Grants Program! | From the people: widening the path (loc.gov)

From the people: widening the path (loc.gov)

The American Folklife Center hosted a webinar to discuss the New People’s Initiative at the Library of Congress, supported by an institutional grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation – https://www.loc.gov/item/ webcast-9917 /. Viewers will discover all the funding possibilities under this initiative. Staff provided details of this grant program, identified support material for applicants, and answered questions from participants.

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