The Oral History Archives work in academic research is supported by the Science Council of Latvia and State Research Programme NATIONAL IDENTITY (previously by the State Research Programme LETONIKA).
The Lifestory Web Page is supported by the Royal Netherlands Embassys small grant program.
THE ORAL HISTORY ARCHIVE COLLECTION HOLDS MORE THAN 3000 LIFESTORIES THANKS TO:
NORDPLUS programme, whose object was to develop an educational program in the field of oral history.
State Culture Capital Foundation, whose support facilitated the centenarians project (100 x 100), the videofilm about the poet Astride Ivask, K. Eglites interviews with cultural figures of 1960s-1970s Latvia, The development of the study of Selijas cultural identity
The American Latvian Fund, whose help facilitated informational seminars for the Latvian community in exile, the purchse of computer equipment, five summers of field work, and Lifestories in Latvia.
The World Federation of Free Latvians (PBLA) in the United States, whose aid supported the preparation of the essay collection Spogulis, Latvijas mutvardu vesture (Mirror: Oral History in Latvia), the purchase of computer equipment, the development of a videofilm about cultural figures in Latvia
The National Latvian Council in Great Britains Education Committee
Soros Foundation-Latvias Education Program for Change in Latvias, whose aid contributed to the development of the videofilm about Melanie Vanaga
Heinrich Boell Fond in Germany, whose aid supported the organization of a training seminar in Mazirbe
Research organizations which have facilitated methodological work:
University of Helsinki, Finlad
Norweigian Emigrant Museum in Hamar, Norwey
Oral History Association in London, Great Britain
The Folklore Department of Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana USA
Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore at University of Tartu, Estonia
Collaborative publications, events, projects:
The Occupation Museum of Latvia
The Livonian Cultural Center Livo Kultur sidam
The Oral History Center in Daugavpils