National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) of the National Archives
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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs for projects that promote public engagement with historical resources. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Emphasis is placed on projects that develop new tools to help people engage online.
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) of the National Archives support projects that promote access to America’s historical records to encourage understanding of our democracy, history, and culture. The following grant application information is for Public Engagement with Historical Records projects.
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that encourage public engagement with historical records, including the development of new tools that enable people to engage online. The NHPRC is looking for projects that create models and technologies that other institutions can freely adopt. In general, collaborations between archivists, documentary editors, historians, educators, and/or community-based individuals are more likely to create a competitive proposal. Projects that focus on innovative methods to introduce primary source materials and how to use them in multiple locations also are more likely to create a competitive proposal.
Projects might create and develop programs to engage people in the study and use of historical records for institutional, educational or personal reasons. For example, an applicant can:
GrantWatch ID#: 174204
The Commission expects to make up to three grants.
The Commission expects to make grants between $50,000 and $150,000.
A grant normally is for one to three years. Grants begin no earlier than July 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Nancy Melley, Director for Technology Initiatives
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