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2018 VRA Foundation Project Grant Program

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Posted by: Visual Resources Association Foundation
Deadline: Fri, March 23rd, 2018

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) announces that its 2018 Project Grant application period is now open. This program provides support for a significant project which reflects the VRA Foundation’s mission to advance education, research, and outreach in the field of visual resources and image management. 

A single grant is available during the spring 2018 cycle with up to $3000 to be awarded. This funding may be used for a stand-alone project, a pilot or start-up financing for a larger project, or for a significant component of a larger project.  In general, collaborative projects and those proposed by groups, whether or not affiliated with an organization or institution, are encouraged.  In addition, innovative projects with results that can have broad impact and be shared throughout the global community are of particular interest.  Categories to be considered for funding include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following: 

Metadata for Visual Media Visual Media Cataloguing Standards Visual Media Data Standards Digitization Projects of special or unique collections (Educational Institutions, Libraries, Museums) Visual Literacy Technology Development for Visual Media Management and Pedagogy Intellectual Property Rights

More information about the Project Grants, including the application form and previous recipients, can be found on the Visual Resources Association Foundation website at:

For consideration, please submit your application by Friday, March 23, 2018, 11:59pm Pacific Time.  The recipient of the VRAF Project Grant will be announced by April 13, 2018.

The VRA Foundation has United States Internal Revenue Service status as a 501c3 non-profit entity. All elements of a proposed project must be performed within the legal parameters of United States local, regional, and federal government requirements. International applications are welcome from institutions or individuals provided applicant institutions have the equivalent of US non-profit status, and applicant individuals have a similar non-profit, educational purpose.

If you have further questions about the Project Grant Program or the application process, please contact: Steven Kowalik, VRA Foundation Board of Directors, ,  phone: 212-772-5054.

Posted on Tue, January 30th, 2018
Expires on Fri, March 23rd, 2018

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