BCHDP Applicant Information

The British Columbia History Digitization Program welcomes applications from private or public institutions and agencies that have the preservation of historical British Columbia materials as part of their mandate. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, libraries, archives, museums, historical societies and post-secondary institutions.

Eligible organisations that complete the BCHDP Grant Early Notice survey can receive additional BC ELN support during the grant application process. Support can include assistance with: completing the grant application; project management; copyright advisory; connections to digitization service providers; securing digitization staff; preparing metadata; and hosting digitized materials in the Arca provincial digital repository.

British Columbia History Digitization Program Annual Cycle:

Organisations considering applying for a 2022/2023 BCHDP grant are asked to complete the Early Notice survey here:

• Early notice is not mandatory, but is expected to improve chances of a successful grant application.
• Early Notice will be accepted until September 15, but the earlier notice you provide the more support we can provide.
• Information provided in the Early Notice survey will only be used for follow-up, it will not form part of your application.
• Organisations eligible for and indicating interest in additional support during the grant application process will be contacted.

The 2022/2023 application cycle will open in October.

For assistance or clarification on completing the application, please email contact.bchdp@ubc.ca.

Updated 2021/2022 Guidelines and Instructions (pdf)
**Please note the 2022/2023 application will be released in October 2021

For more program information please contact:

Mimi Lam
BC History Digitization Program

Sunni Nishimura
Project Manager, BC ELN-BCHDP Support Service

Bronwen Sprout
Digital Programs and Services