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We are pleased to announce the 2021-2022 CANB Grant Program.


Through this program, successful applicants can receive funding to support archival projects undertaken at your archives. Funding is available for the following types of projects: Arrangement and Description; Reformatting & Migration; Equipment Purchase; and Training & Professional Development.


Archival institutions must be CANB members in good standing in order to qualify for a grant. Qualified applicants may submit more than one grant application. The Guidelines and Application form have been modified to better reflect the priorities of CANB. All documents can be found on the CANB website.


Please make sure to read over the new Guidelines to make sure that your project qualifies for funding. Applications will be reviewed by the CANB Executive Committee, and announcements will be made to successful applicants during the fall.


Applications must be submitted to the Archives Advisor by May 21, 2021.
A final report must be submitted to the CANB by March 31, 2022.


CANB Grant Program Downloads:


CANB Grant Program Guidelines

Arrangement and Description

Costing for Arrangement and Description

Digitization, Reformatting, and Migration of AV Material

Request for Reformatting

Equipment Purchase

In House Digitization, Reformatting, and Migration


Purchasing Supplies 

Purchasing Supplies Costing


Costing for ReDescription

Training / Professional Development

One-Time Technology and Archival Supplies Grant

For 2021-2022, CANB has created a one-time grant for technology and archival supplies.  The funding envelope for this one-time grant is $10,000 and is separate from the CANB Grant Program.  To ensure as many CANB members can take advantage of this funding each member can apply for up to $1,000.  As well applications submitted through this one-time grant will be funded at 100%.  Eligible items under this grant include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Computers

  • Scanners

  • Digital cameras

  • Archival file folders

  • Archival boxes

One-Time Technology Grant