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:

The 2022/2023 application cycle is now closed for applications. The 2023/2024 application is expected to open in October 2022.

If your organisation is considering applying for a 2023/2024 BCHDP grant this October and would like to obtain additional support, please fill out this survey by August 5, 2022: https://surveys.bceln.ca/limesurvey/index.php?r=survey/index&sid=163128&lang=en

For assistance or clarification, please email contact.bchdp@ubc.ca.

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