2013-14 Call for Project
Proposals (round 3)
part of a budget increase from SaskCulture, the SCAA’s Institutional Grant
Program (IGP) was substantially bolstered in its ability to fund archival
projects of its members.
two completed rounds of the IGP there is still a pool of available funds. The SCAA has therefore decided to open-up a 3rd
round of applications to the IGP.
Therefore, the SCAA Grants Committee invites project proposals
for the 3rd Round of the 2013-14 Institutional Grants Program that would see funds to be
- as sole funding for “stand alone” projects that are not connected
to any other grant program; or
- as matching funding for eligible grant opportunities offered by
other agencies such as the Young Canada Works (YCW), or any other
cost-shared program. However, the
SCAA grant proposal must be structured so that a portion of the project
can be completed using only the SCAA funds if the matching funds are not
Funding for “stand alone” projects is intended to
support arrangement and description, conservation, digitization, outreach, or
any other archives-centered project. Matching funding projects must be clearly
archival in nature and comply with the application rules of the grant they
intend to support.
**Description and digitization projects need to
highlight how they will contribute to the Saskatchewan Archival Information
possibility of joining a joint application between several institutions to have Conservation Assessments completed has been suggested and if you are interested please contact Cameron Hart at
Reports for previous grants must be received prior to
granting of new funding. Granted funds
must be used for the project awarded and any un-expended funds must be returned
to the SCAA office.
Projects selected for Institutional Grants Program
funding will be prioritized by:
- Quality of the project (its value to the institution and to the
- Smaller institutional members will receive priority over archives
with well established funding structures;
- Priority will also be given to archives that have not previously
received funding through the SCAA.
Applicants may submit multiple proposals. In such case
applicants must prioritize their projects (first, second, etc.). The Grants
Committee will fund multiple projects only if funding permits.
Please contact Cameron Hart, Archives Advisor, if you
wish to submit a proposal for consideration. The deadline for complete project
proposals is 31 May 2013.
funds will be for this current fiscal year of 2013-14, so the funds would need to be expended before
MARCH 31, 2014
All interested organizations must be institutional members in good standing with the Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists. Please
review your institution’s SCAA membership status to assure you are eligible for
Cameron Hart, Archives Advisor;
Lenora Toth, Grants Committee Chair;
Project time guidelines .pdf
Time guidelines calculator .xls