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Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) Grants

New York State Archives announces 2019-2020 LGRMIF Awards

The New York State Archives is pleased to announce the awards for the 2019-2020 Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) grant program. This year the Archives received 185 applications requesting over 10 million dollars. In a very competitive year the Archives has awarded 81 grants totaling 5.3 million dollars.  Grants include projects for managing inactive records, disaster management, files management, management of historical records, and converting records to digital images. See the 2019-2020 award list for all of the grantees, listed by county.  
The Archives anticipates that the grant application guidelines for the 2020-2021 will be available later this year.

All applications must be submitted electronically. If you have difficulty completing an online application, contact the Grants Administration Unit at (518) 474-6926.

For Grant Recipients:

Fiscal forms needed by current grant recipients

All fiscal forms and instructions, including the FS-25/Request for Additional Funds, FS-10-A/Proposed Amendment, and the FS-10-F/Final Expenditure can be accessed through the eGrants system (; once in the Checklist page, scroll down to the heading “Post-Grant Award” Checklist to access links to the forms.

The final fiscal form (FS-10-F) and any required final report forms not submitted electronically through eGrants, as well as the proposed amendment (FS-10-A), must be mailed to the State Archives, Grants Unit; the FS-25 should be mailed directly to the Grants Finance Unit (address is on the form).

New York State Archives
Grants Administration Unit
9A81 Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY 12230

Projects Previously Funded

Current year grant awards:

Previous years:


Disaster Recovery Grants

Contact us:

Phone: (518) 474-6926