Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Oral History Commission Accepts Grant Applications
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug.
3, 2015) – The Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC) is accepting grant
applications to help fund oral history projects on topics of significance to
Kentucky, transcription and indexing of existing oral history interviews or
preservation of existing oral history interviews.
KOHC project grants
help support the creation of Kentucky oral history research projects. Amateur
and professional oral historians may apply.
and indexing grants help support the transcription or indexing of existing oral
history interviews whose subject matter
KOHC considers to be a priority research topic and which are located in
Kentucky repositories. Organizations
that use an indexing-based access platform receive priority.
applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a draft application. Draft applications
for both grant types are due Sept. 21 with final applications due Oct. 5.
applications for these and other KOHC grants are at http://www.history.ky.gov/kohc-grants.
The Kentucky Historical Society, an agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts
and Heritage Cabinet, was established in 1836 and is committed to helping
people understand, cherish and share Kentucky’s history. The KHS history campus
includes the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, the Old State Capitol
and the Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal. For more
information about KHS and its programs, visit history.ky.gov.