ELDP provides grants for the documentation of endangered languages. Please visit our project pages and our ELAR archive pages for the types of projects we have funded. Applications must be submitted online. To access the online application system please visit

You will find the information packs for the four grant types ELDP offers. Download the information packs and study them carefully. If you have any questions or would like to discuss your project do not hesitate to get in touch with us at

Important Dates

The 2018 grant round is now open for applications.

Applications must be submitted online by 15th January 2018, 5pm GMT.

References must be submitted by 31st January 2018, 5 pm GMT.

Signed application forms should be scanned and emailed to by 15th February 2018.

Notification of results will be by 15th June 2018.

Note to previous grantees and current grant holders

If you and/or your project participants currently hold a grant with us, or have held a grant with us before, you need to ensure that the documentation materials from your and/or your project participants' grants have been deposited at ELAR.

The quality of your deposit and your track record with ELAR and ELDP will form part of the evaluation of your current application. ELDP will not make a formal offer until other projects supported by us have been completed with a deposited collection which is evaluated satisfactory by the panel. Contact us ( about the status of your and/or your project participants’ deposit of the previous or current grant, or if you have any further questions regarding this regulation.