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Research Grants Program

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for
Research on Preservation of Sound Recordings and Audio

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Funding Source:

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Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)

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Grants of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals to conduct research projects in the field of audio preservation and sound recordings. Projects can include bibliography, discography, and studies in the history of the sound recording industry and its products, and any other subject likely to increase the public's understanding and appreciation of the lasting importance of recorded sound.

Grant funds can be used to underwrite clerical, travel, and editorial expenses.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182852

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are offered in amounts up to $1,000.

Term of Contract:

Funds must be disbursed within eighteen months of the grant award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

ARSC encourages applications from individuals whose research forms part of an academic program at the master's or doctoral level. Both ARSC members and non-members are eligible.

Funds may not be used to purchase capital equipment or recordings, to create recordings (including field recordings), to perform operations on sound recordings, to reimburse applicants for work already performed, or to support projects which form part of a job

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for receipt of applications is the last day of February of each year.

Grant recipients must submit documentation of their expenses before reimbursement.


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications may be sent to:
Suzanne Flandreau, Grants Committee Chair

Or, send to:

ARSC Grants Committee
Suzanne Flandreau
621 N. Fifth Street
Niles, MI 49120

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