August 26, 2019

KY Historical Society Oral History Grants-Ongoing

In-kind grants to Kentucky organizations, individuals, high school teachers, and historical societies to conduct oral history research at the community or local level. This program provides recording media, applicant training, and audio recording equipment in support of oral history projects.

This grant is designed to assist inexperienced individuals and organizations.

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Award Criteria: -Historical significance of the subject. The Commission is particularly interested in how the interviews contribute to existing documentation on the selected topic.-Anticipated use of interview material in some form of public presentation. Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to use collected materials in public presentations such as books, newspaper articles, exhibits, or digital or online tools.-Degree of organizational or local interest in the proposed project.