• 05 Nov 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives, 610 Shaftesbury Blvd, Winnipeg

Registration is closed


A FREE Mini-Workshop on writing grants for archives, and which grants are available for organizations with archives in Manitoba. The presenters will discuss the requirements for the upcoming Documentary Heritage Communities Program grant applications, due January 2020 for the 2020-2021 funding cycle. They will also discuss other Federal granting programs for the heritage sector (such as Young Canada Works), as well as provincial granting and funding structures. Included in these discussions will be presentations from successful grant applicants, as well as recommendations for archival language and possibilities for partnerships when applying for certain grants.

Participants are invited to bring application material - in-progress & incomplete applications are welcome! This is an opportunity for guidance from successful recent grant applicants, and to work together with other Association for Manitoba Archives members to provide each other with feedback and assistance to build our grant-writing skill sets and awareness of available funding. 


Carmen Miedema, DHCP Regional Ambassador for the North and Indigenous Projects

Marta Dabros, Ogniwo Polish Museum

Conrad Stoesz, Mennonite Heritage Archives

Members of the Association for Manitoba Archives Education Committee

If you have had successful grant-writing experience and would like to assist with the question & answer or networking/discussion period, please register your willingness to volunteer with the AMA (as below), and we will provide more information.

In order to arrange our workspace and plan for refreshments, we request that interested participants RSVP ONLINE by FRIDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2019 at [INSERT ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK].

Individuals can also contact the Association for Manitoba Archives office by email ( or phone (204-942-3491) by WEDNESDAY, 30 October 2019 with the following information:

Participant Name, Institution, and any Food Allergies or Accomodations

Registrations received after Nov. 1st may not be guaranteed space to participate.

While the event is FREE, The Association for Manitoba Archives requests that you kindly consider making a donation to our AMA Endowment Fund in order to support future programming initiatives: 

Note: Event ends at 9 pm, but participants will be able to leave early if needed.

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