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

Deadline: December 6, 2016

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 NHPRC seeks 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

The NHPRC encourages organizations to actively engage the public in the work of the project.

Amount: $700,000 is available for up to 10 awards of up to $100,000 each.

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

Link: http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/archival.html

Note: Applicants may submit a draft of their proposal by September 29, 2016 for agency technical assistance.

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