National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Grant Opportunities

  • Access to Historical Records
    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals that promote the preservation and use of historical records collections to broaden understanding of our democracy, history, and culture. This grant program is designed to support archival repositories in preserving and processing primary source materials. The program emphasizes the creation of online tools that facilitate the public discovery of historical records.
    • Final Deadline:   June 15, 2016
  • Digital Dissemination of Archival Collections
    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission desires to make historical records of national significance to the United States broadly available by disseminating digital surrogates on the Internet.
    • Final Deadline:   October 8, 2015
  • Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records
    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that encourage citizen engagement with historical records, especially those available online, and/or projects that train people on how to enhance digital literacy skills for using historical records.
    • Final Deadline:   October 8, 2015
  • Institutes for Historical Editing
    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals to improve the training and education of historical documentary editors. The goal of the program is to both provide technical training in necessary skills and inspire documentary editors to think about how they can contribute to the advancement of the field in the 21st century. The Institutes for Historical Editing should consist of both basic and advanced Institutes.
    • Final Deadline:   February 11, 2016
  • Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions
    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals to publish documentary editions of historical records.

    This program has two deadlines:

    • Final Deadline:   June 15, 2016
    • Final Deadline:   October 6, 2016
  • State Board Programming Grants
    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals that strengthen the nationís archival network through activities undertaken by state historical records advisory boards (SHRABs).
    • Final Deadline:   June 15, 2016
  • State Government Electronic Records
    The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that will accession, describe, preserve, and provide access to state government electronic records of enduring value.
    • Final Deadline:   October 8, 2015

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