How to Apply

Interested in applying for a grant? Read more for information about our application process and evaluation criteria.

Call is now Closed: Call for Applications for Cohort 5

Funding is now available for Planning Grants to survey or inventory archival collections and for Project Grants to digitize and publish existing collections. Preliminary Applications due November 14, 2022.

Getting Started

Confirm eligibility and explore all available resources while drafting a proposal for MEAP funding.

Application Templates

MEAP has a two-stage application process. All applications are required to submit a Preliminary Application. Select applicants will then be invited to complete a Detailed Application. These templates include details about each application step and best practices for building a successful application. All applications must be submitted through the online MEAP application system available at All applications must be submitted in English.

More Information


  • Applications open September 12, 2022
  • Applicant Webinar Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • Preliminary Applications due November 14, 2022
  • Detailed Application Webinar January 19, 2023
  • Detailed Applications (for invited applicants) due February 13, 2022

Apply Online

MEAP call for applications is now closed. Applicants can access their open applications online.
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