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Public Record Office Victoria offers a range of funding to support Victorian community groups and creatives to preserve local history and heritage, and showcase the value and potential of using archival records. We also recognise the significant contribution local communities, and individuals, make in preserving Victorian history for future generations. Consider applying for funding or submitting a project for recognition via the programs below. 

Local History Grants Program

A black and white photo of Flinders Street Station in 1954

Preserve, record and share Victoria's history

Community History Awards

a crowd of people

Preserving Victorian history

Creative in Residence Program

Black and white photograph taken from a video work

At the Victorian Archives Centre

Material in the Public Record Office Victoria archival collection contains words and descriptions that reflect attitudes and government policies at different times which may be insensitive and upsetting

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples should be aware the collection and website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.

PROV provides advice to researchers wishing to access, publish or re-use records about Aboriginal Peoples