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U.S. National Archives and Records Administration: Access to Historical Records – Archival Projects

Deadline: October 5, 2017

The Access to Historical Records – Archival Projects initiative will support projects that ensure online public discovery and use of historical records collections. All types of historical records are eligible, including documents, photographs, born-digital records, and analog audio and moving images. Projects may preserve and process historical records to:

  • Create new online Finding Aids to collections
  • Digitize historical records collections and make them freely available online

Applicant organizations are encouraged to actively engage the public in the work of the project.

Amount: A total of $700,000 is available to make up to 10 grants of up to $100,000 each. The project period is for one or two years. Cost sharing is required; no more than 75 percent of total project costs will be awarded.

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations or institutions; colleges, universities, and other academic institutions; state or local government agencies; federally-acknowledged or state-recognized Native American tribes or groups.

Link: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294522

Note: There is an optional draft deadline on August 8, 2017.

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