14 February 2014


From the Ottawa Branch website at http://ogsottawa.on.ca/grants/

The Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical society is offering  grants of up to  $2,500 each to  support genealogically related projects within the geographical area under the Ottawa Branch of  the  Ontario Genealogical Society , which includes the amalgamated City of  Ottawa, the United Counties of Prescott & Russell, the County of Lanark and the County of Renfrew. The total  grant money available for 2014 is $5 , 000.

Acceptable projects will contribute to the knowledge of genealogical techniques and to the  knowledge of genealogy relating to names, places, dates and family histories. This can include  creating publications, developing databases, digitization of  archival  material collections, hosting  training  sessions and  workshops, and the preservation of  archival  material collections. This grant  is not meant to fund employees, or other in - house labour wages , but c a n be used to contract  services and goods. 

Only  non - commercial entities may apply for this grant money including, genealogy societies,  museums, archives, libraries, schools, historical societies, and community groups. An eligible  applicant may submit more than one project proposal in any given year, and may apply in any  year t he grants are offered regardless of previous proposals or grants issued.
Successful applicants will be required to prepare and deliver a presentation related to their  funded project at either a Branch Meeting or Ottawa Branch Conference.  The support and  funding given by the Ottawa Branch must be acknowledged with the logo, web address, and  name of the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society appearing on all promotional  material and/or physical aspects related to all projects receiving funding.  Successful applicants  must agree in writing to these conditions. 

Application Deadline:  March 15 , 2014 

See for details. at http://ogsottawa.on.ca/grants/

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