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Local History Grants Program

The Local History Grants Program provides small grants to community organisations to support the cost of projects that preserve, record or publish Victorian local history. The program is administered by Public Record Office Victoria and will distribute funding for projects in the 2014-15 financial year.

Local History Grants Program 2014-2015

Applications for the 2014-2015 round of the Local History Grants Program are now open.

Applications close 5pm Monday 10 November 2014. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Before you begin your Application please read the Guidelines carefully. They provide information about the program, eligibility, assessment criteria and priorities for funding.


Application Form

Help Guide


Alternative Funding Sources

Tips for using the PDF Application Form

Download the latest version of Adobe Reader to enable you to open and use the Application Form.

Read the Help Guide to assist you to use and submit the completed Application Form.

Mac Users

DO NOT use Mac Preview to complete the Local History Grant Application Form. Download the latest version of Adobe Reader to complete your form.  If you complete and submit your form using Preview we cannot process your application. 

Enquiries and questions relating to the completion of Application Forms can be emailed to

2013-2014 Grant Recipients Announced

The Hon Heidi Victoria MP and Minister for the Arts announced the 2013-2014 Local History Grant recipients on 22 May 2014.

For a copy of Mrs Victoria’s announcement see the Local History Grants 2013-2014 media release.

View the full list of Local History Grant Recipients for 2013-2014

All applicants have now been advised in writing as to the outcome of their application.

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