National Archives - National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)
06/10/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants of up to $40,000 per year to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs for projects to preserve and improve accessibility to the Nation's historical records. Funding is intended to support activities that include training and educational programs, informational publications, electronic records, compiling and collecting sources, and archival preservation.
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) of the National Archives supports projects that promote access to America's historical records to encourage understanding of our democracy, history, and culture.
The purpose of this grant program is to assist state boards to broaden preservation of, and increased online access to, historical records; develop and promote best practices; support activities that put the American people in touch with primary sources in their communities and online; promote the institutional advancement of organizations in underserved communities; and assist locally based repositories with training and tools to improve their stewardship abilities.
The Commission will award grants to state historical records advisory boards to:
Suggested activities include:
For further details on these suggested activities, see the URL for Full Text below.
Grant funds may be requested to fund a portion of the administrative expenses necessary for planning and carrying out these activities. These expenses may include board meeting travel or teleconference costs, travel to a meeting of a national archival organization, and similar expenses.
The Commission funds projects that deal with the following kinds of historical source material:
The Commission funds projects that focus on the following activities authorized in the NHPRC statute:
GrantWatch ID#: 180193
The Commission expects to make up to a total of 30 grants in this category.
- A Level I grant is for one year and for up to $12,000.
- A Level II grant is for one year and for up to $40,000 or for two years and for up to $80,000.
The Commission provides no more than 75 per cent of total project costs in the State Board Programming Grants category.
- A Level I grant is for one year
- A Level II grant is for one or two years.
NHPRC support begins no earlier than January 1, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions, contact:
Daniel Stokes, Director for State Programs
For technical support and difficulties, contact Grants.gov Contact Center (800-518-4726). If Grants.gov cannot solve the problem, applicants may request an alternative. To make use of the NHPRC backup system, applicants must contact Jeff de la Concepcion (202-357-5022) no later than 3:00 Eastern Time on the day of the deadline with their valid Grants.gov Contact Center trouble-ticket number.
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