State Archives Services and Funding
Technical Advice for Protecting Damaged Records
When records are damaged or destroyed by a disaster, your records management officer should notify the Archives for advice on protecting and recovering damaged records.
Disaster Recovery Grants
Through the Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) program, local governments (with the exception of New York City municipal agencies) are eligible for up to $20,000 in disaster recovery funding to address damage to vital or historical records.
Disaster Recovery Vendors
Consult the list of Disaster Recovery Vendors maintained by the State Archives.
Emergency Destruction of Records
When government records are a hazard to human safety or health or to property, your records management officer may request authorization from the Archives to destroy or dispose of such records immediately.