The Archives.com Grant
Get $1,000 To Fund Your Family History Or Preservation Project
Archives.com makes online family history simple and affordable, but some projects need an extra boost. The Archives.com Grant is here to help. While we accept submissions for all kinds of projects, here are a few examples:
- You're tracing your family tree and would like to restore damaged old photos. The Archives.com Grant helps you hire the experts to do it.
- You represent a library or community archive and you'd like to digitize historical material, but need the funds to complete the project.
Think as big as possible! Archives.com wants to help you succeed.
Please fill out the form to apply:
Archives.com Grant Rules
- Archives.com Grant Program begins January 2011. Archives.com reserves the right to cancel the Grant Program or modify these rules at anytime.
- The grant is open to any U.S. citizen, resident, or organization/entity located in the United States (including, but not limited to, historical societies, libraries, archives, etc).
- Applicants must register online and agree to these Grant Rules to enter.
- A grant recipient will be chosen by the Archives.com staff at their sole discretion on a monthly basis. Grant recipients will be notified via email.
- In most cases, only grant recipients will be notified by Archives.com. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so any eligible application will be considered until the termination of this program.
- Applications should be submitted in English.
- Archives.com may ask for additional information to supplement an applicant's original submission at any time.
- Once grant recipient has been chosen, notified, and provided Archives.com with required materials, Archives.com will deliver a check or money transfer up to one thousand ($1,000) U.S. dollars. Archives.com assumes no other obligation to the grant recipient.
- Grant applicants agree that any and all disputes or claims connected with this grant or any benefits received, or the administration of the grant not resolved through internal adjudication shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration, to take place in the State of California pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective.
To be eligible for a grant, chosen recipient must agree to:
- Share their picture, a description of the project, and how the funds were used with Archives.com (if possible, within 30 days of receiving the grant funds). Archives.com has the unlimited right to post this material on their website.
- Fill out a W9 form for tax purposes.
- Submit accurate information about themselves and/or their organization, and if awarded, utilize the grant funds only for the purposes described in their application.
- Respond to Archives.com's email notifying them of a grant award within 30 days, or the offer will be void. In this case, applicant must re-submit their application to be considered for a future grant.
- Be subject to verification and/or auditing for compliance with these Grant Rules. In the event of non-compliance, as determined by Archives.com's reasonable discretion, grant recipient would be disqualified and/or required to return the funds provided.
- Be reasonably cooperative with Archives.com requests, and submit materials like the W9 form on time and as requested.
Any questions or communication about the Archives.com Grant Program should be sent to email@example.com or to 101 University Ave., Suite 320, Palo Alto, CA 94301 Attn: Archives.com Grant.