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Applying for Funding for Your Archives Project Workshop 2013

March 25, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Date: Monday, March 25th
9:30 am to 3:30 pm AT
Location: Kings County Museum & Archives, 37 Cornwallis St., Kentville NS.
Cost: free
Facilitators:  Patti Bannister, CNSA Vice President
Registration opens: February 21, 2012  (scroll to bottom for RSVP form)

General description:

This one day workshop, led by an experienced Provincial Archival Development Program (PADP) adjudicator, will examine the qualities review committees are looking for in archives-related project applications, including how to develop a project plan, how to describe it effectively and prepare an accurate budget. Attendees will practice the skills in hands-on exercises and have ample opportunity for questions.

The focus will be on the PADP however the skills developed through this workshop can be applied to any application process.

Who Should Attend?

Archivists, curators, board members, directors and any other staff or volunteers who write grant funding applications for documentary heritage activities.


Registration is free and open to all. However, knowing how many to expect will help us with planning refreshments.

Please RSVP by by filling out the online form below. (No payment needed.)

20 seats per workshop are available. If required, CNSA members will receive seating preference.

A minimum of 5 registrants is required for each workshop to proceed.

Dates and Locations:

Monday, March 25, 2013 – Kings County Museum & Archives, 37 Cornwallis St., Kentville NS.   Patti Bannister facilitating

Resources for Participants:

(to print and bring with you*)

PADP 2012 Application form [PDF  137 KB]

PADP 2012 Scoring Guide [PDF 130 KB]

PADP Guidelines [PDF 106 KB]

Project Timeline Guide for Arrangement & Description Projects from NADP [PDF  41 KB]

*If you encounter difficulties printing, please contact Jamie at

Additional Information:

Private Funders List [PDF 66 KB]

Glossary of Archival Terms   [links to Society of American Archivists webpage]

This workshop is made possible by a funding contribution from the Government of Nova Scotia through the Provincial Archival Development Program and the volunteer efforts of the Nova Scotia archival community.


March 25, 2013
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Event Category:


Patti Bannister


Kings County Museum & Archives
37 Cornwallis St.
Kentville,Nova ScotiaCanada
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