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Spotlight on Archives Grant

Spotlight on Archives Grant

2020 Application Guidelines

The Georgia Archives Month Spotlight on Archives Grant is intended to help archives,
museums, and heritage institutions in Georgia promote public awareness of their archives and
manuscript collections. In 2020 the Georgia Archives Month Committee will award one $500 grant; award monies are intended to be used by the selected institution to fund an event to be held during Georgia Archives Month in October 2020.

Applications are due August 31, 2020. For more information, please email

GAM 2020 Spotlight on Archives Grant Application (PDF)

Past Winners of the Spotlight on Archives Grant

In 2019, the Spotlight Grant winner was Paine College in Augusta, Georgia. In celebration of the 50th anniversary theme: Looking Forward, Looking Back..., Paine College's event highlighted some of the existing manuscripts and artifacts that they hold, as well as incorporated items from a call to the community that detail how Paine College has contributed to their lives and Georgia’s history over the years.

2018 Spotlight Winner
Georgia State University Special Collections, Atlanta

2017 Spotlight Winners
Charles D. Switzer Library’s Georgia Room,
William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, Atlanta

2016 Spotlight Winners

Philip Weltner Library, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta
Robert B. Greenblatt, MD Library at Augusta University, Augusta

2015 Spotlight Winners
Oconee County Library, Watkinsville
Flat Rock Archives, Lithonia

2014 Spotlight Winner
National History Day Mentoring Program at LaGrange College, LaGrange

2013 Spotlight Winner
Macon County Historical Society, Montezuma

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