Committee Updates!

The Nominating Committee is currently seeking nominations for this year’s Society of Georgia Archivists Fellows Award. Now is your chance to recognize individuals for their outstanding achievements in our profession and for their valuable contributions to SGA!
To be eligible, nominees must have been members of SGA for at least five years and demonstrate dedication to education, leadership, advocacy, and/or scholarly activities that impact the Georgia archival community.
The nomination form and award procedures are available on the SGA Fellows webpage:
The deadline to submit a nomination is April 30, 2018.
Please contact the Nominating Committee with questions about the program or procedures:
Thank you,
2018 SGA Nominating Committee:
Kevin Fleming
Wendy Hagenmaier, Chair
Megan Kerkhoff

The SGA Membership and Outreach and Advocacy Committee hosted a joint tour of “A Fire That No Water Could Put Out”: Civil Rights Photography at the High Museum of Art, March 11, 2018. Six members attended.

The committee also organized a joint SGA/Special Libraries Association-Atlanta Chapter Networking Night and Tour of the Breman Museum’s new exhibition on display from the National Archives and Records Administration, “Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage,” April 10, 2018. Jeremy Katz, Director of the Cuba Family Archives also led a tour of the archives. Twenty-seven members of both organizations attended.

Georgia Archives Month Spotlight Grant

We are now accepting applications for the Georgia Archives Months Spotlight Grant. 
The Georgia Archives Month Spotlight on Archives Grant is intended to help archives, museums, or heritage institutions in Georgia promote public awareness of their archives and manuscript collections during Georgia Archives Month in October. This year, there will be one award of $500; award monies are intended to be used by the selected institution to fund an event to be held during Georgia Archives Month in October 2018 and the money can be used for the event’s expenses. Our 2018 theme is “Faces and Places: Documenting Diversity during Georgia Archives Month”
You can get your application and specific details HERE:
Find the link for the GAM 2018 Spotlight on Archives Grant Application, and apply today. The deadline is June 15
While you are there, check out events hosted by 2017’s winners!  Good luck!
Georgia Archives Month Committee