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Juneau-Douglas City Museum

The Juneau History Grant

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The mission of the Juneau History Grant (JHG)

is to support and encourage research. learning, dissemination, recording and archiving of all types of information pertaining to the human history of the City and Borough of Juneau. 

Each year students, teachers, organizations

and individuals of all ages are encouraged to apply for funding to assist them in the completion of a project which will further the community's knowledge of Juneau history.  Examples of projects include: live performances, public presentations, recordings or videotapes, publications or digital files.                                            2008 publication by JHG recipient Sandy Harbanuk


JHG funds are made possible by an endowment from the Juneau Centennial Committee.  The grant is administered by the Museum and an advisory committee comprised of local community members with particular interest and/or expertise in Juneau history projects and research.  The committee will read and judge proposed projects based on the criteria listed in the JHG Application Instructions.


Applications for 2014/2015 grant projects can be accessed with the link, below, or a hard copy can be obtained from the City Museum.  Applications must be delivered to the Museum or postmarked by Monday, June 30, 2014 and applicants will be notified by July 18 of acceptance or rejection. 


2014 JHG Application Instructions

2014 JHG Application Form

A listing of JHG funded projects, 1993-2013

JHG products available in the Museum gift shop


For more information call 586-3572 or email the Museum