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Video: Digitisation Grant 2018 winners announced!

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This morning we announced the winners of our third annual TWA Digitisation Grant! The Grant offers funding of up to £5000 to enable UK cultural heritage institutions to digitise their collections and open up access to them online, you can watch the full winners announcement video below. TWA Digitisation Grant […]

TWA Digitisation Grant 2018 applications close

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Yesterday was the final day for UK cultural heritage institutions to submit their applications for the TWA Digitisation Grant and applications for the 2018 Grant are now officially closed. Following the trend of previous years, we have received bids on behalf of some great digitisation and access projects, from a […]

TWA Digitisation Grant 2018: Open for applications!

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The TWA Digitisation Grant has returned for it’s third year and is now open for applications from UK archives, museums and libraries looking to digitise their cultural heritage collections. Funding of up to £5000 to digitise heritage collections The TWA Grant has provided over £12,000 worth of digitisation funding to […]

[Video] Digitisation Grant 2017 winners announced!

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  After 49 days since launch and 110 applications later, today we announced the winners of the TWA Digitisation Grant 2017! You can watch the live video announcement of the winners above. Massive congratulations to our two deserving winners! You can read more about the two winning projects and institutions […]

TWA Digitisation Grant 2017 – Applications closed

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So after almost six weeks and 284 cultural heritage organisations and institutions downloading our funding application form, this year’s TWA Digitisation Grant closed at midnight on Friday 7th July. We received over 100 applications this year, from all manner of UK archives, special collections libraries and museums looking to digitise […]

Funding: TWA cultural heritage Digitisation Grant 2017 now open

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We launched the TWA Digitisation Grant last year, as a way to contribute to the heritage sector and to support UK cultural heritage institutions that wanted to digitise their archive collections, but were unable to due to funding barriers. Following incredibly positive feedback for last year’s grant and a whole […]

TWA Digitisation Grant winners featured in February ARC magazine

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I’m delighted to share that an article about our TWA Digitisation Grant 2016 is featured in this month’s Film, Sound & Photography special edition of ARC magazine. The article shares our motivations and thinking behind launching the Digitisation Grant, as well as the core criteria our judges used to assess […]

Announcing the winners: TWA Digitisation Grant 2016

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When we launched our first ever TWA Digitisation Grant this year we had no idea what a huge response we would receive. We knew that lack of digitisation funding was one of the major challenges preventing archives, museums, galleries and special collections libraries from digitising their collections and making them […]