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Small Collections Grants

Grant Application (grant round 2019-20)

Applications for IAPT's Small Collections Grants should be made using the form below. All fields are required.


Note that you will not be able to save this form before submitting it, and once submitted you will not be able to edit it. Consider writing the application text in a Word or other document, then cutting and pasting to this form to submit.


A template Word document with relevant headings to help you prepare your application can be downloaded here.

The closing date for applications is 31 December 2019.


Your name


Your email address


Your institution


Your country


Your herbarium's Index Herbariorum code

What do you plan to do for your collection?


Your project title (150 characters max.)


Your project objective/s (600 characters max.)


How do you plan to meet these objective/s? (1500 characters max.)


Your timetable (1200 characters max.)

Please complete this budget template (Excel format) with details of the estimated costs of your proposal. Upload the completed file at the prompt below.

Budget total


The figure provided here must be to the nearest whole dollar and must match the total in the budget document attached below.

Upload your CV (3 pages max.)
Maximum File Size 15MB
Upload your budget in provided template
Maximum File Size 15MB


Name of first referee


email address of first referee


Name of second referee


email address of second referee

Do you give permission for details of this proposal to be published on the IAPT website, if funded?

Important: Review these points before clicking Submit


1. Carefully double-check your application before submitting it. You will not be able to edit it after you hit the Submit button.

 2. Click the Submit button once, then wait while the documents are uploaded (the upload buttons will change from grey to white).

3. Do not navigate off the page in your browser until you see a success message below.

4. If you see a message indicating that the form cannot be submitted, please review all fields. Usually this will be because a required field has not been filled. Fix the problem, then click Submit again.

We will send you an email confirming receipt of your application.