The AV Trust has applied for financial support from the Department of Canadian Heritage to further enhance the professional skills of Canadian audio-visual archivists. To this end, the AV Trust is offering grants to help defray the travel and/or registration costs (up to a maximum of $1000 CDN) of Canadian-based archivists wishing to participate in the next Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) conference, scheduled to take place in Rochester, New York September 26-29, 2007. This annual conference will provide training forums, workshops and similar learning opportunities focusing on the preservation and conservation of audio-visual materials. Please bear in mind that the Trust will only contribute to the applicant’s costs up to the fiscal year end or March 31, 2008.
To download a copy of the application form, please click here.