Cataloguing grants

The cataloguing grants strand of Archives Revealed is currently closed for applications. A new round will open in autumn 2019.

This strand awards grants of up to £40,000 for archives to create catalogues of archival collections.

These grants are designed to

  • support the transformation of archive services
  • help archives to improve access to collections
  • help archives to increase public engagement with history and the UK's documentary heritage

They will fund archives with collections that can

  • show clear local, regional, national or international significance, or significance to a specific audience group
  • demonstrate a high level of potential to engage people and communities with archives and heritage

Our goal is to

  • fund a diverse range of projects representing the depth and breadth of the UK’ s archive holdings
  • support projects that can demonstrate a transformational impact on their archive services, their activities and their ongoing roles in the community
Cataloguing grants

How to apply

Find more information on who can apply, how to apply, and our FAQs

Assessment process

Find more information on how applications will be assessed and the Cataloguing Grants assessment panel

Current projects

Grants awarded June 2019 Leeds University Library Special Collections ‘The figure in the carpet: Discovering Herbert Read and his cultural networks' – awarded £31,580 The Dictionary of National Biography describes Herbert Read as ‘poet, literary critic, and writer on art’.