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Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) Grants
2020-2021 LGRMIF Applications Being Accepted
The New York State Archives is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) grant cycle. The application deadline is 5:00 pm on March 13, 2020. More information on the LGRMIF program can be found by clicking on any of the menu items on the left. See also the 2020-2021 RFP/Application Guidelines for more information on the 2020-2021 grant cycle.
If your institution does not already have an eGrants user account, or if your Records Management Officer (RMO) has changed since the last time your institution applied for a grant, please complete and submit the online registration form. The deadline for requesting a new user account is 5:00 pm on March 6, 2020.
The Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) provides grants to local governments. These grants assist local governments to establish records management programs or develop new program components. It is a competitive program, awarding grants based on the merits of applications.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Phone: (518) 474-6926
Created in 1989, the fund comes from fees collected by county clerks and the New York City Register. These fees are collected during the recording of certain documents and when county clerks assign index numbers for certain court cases. The amount of grant funding available each year depends on the number of documents recorded and index numbers assigned that year.
Application types include:
- Individual (up to $75,000)
- Shared Services (up to $150,000)
- NYC Dept. of Records (DORIS)
Project categories include:
- Disaster Management
- Document Conversion and Access
- Files Management
- Historical Records
- Inactive Records
More detailed information on the program and the application process can be found by clicking on any of the menu items to the left, or on the following resources:
- LGRMIF Grant Application Guidelines
- Frequently Asked Questions about LGRMIF
- Fiscal Guidelines for Federal and State Funded Grants - Outlines SED fiscal policies related to LGRMIF grants
- Workshops - Including how to apply for an LGRMIF grant.