New NHPRC Grant Program Provides Up To $350,000

We have a new grant program that may interest you. The program offers up to $350,000 for major archives initiatives with an emphasis on innovation and collaboration. The new Access to Historical Records - Major Initiatives program is designed to broaden public access to historical and cultural records. There's a five-page preliminary proposal due by 19 … Continue reading New NHPRC Grant Program Provides Up To $350,000

Access to Historical Records – Archival Projects Webinars Announced

I would like to bring to your attention three upcoming webinars regarding NHPRC’s Access to Historical Records - Archival Projects grant program. The webinar schedule and instructions appear at the end of the message. The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that ensure online public discovery and use of historical records collections. All … Continue reading Access to Historical Records – Archival Projects Webinars Announced

NHPRC Survey on Grants Application Process

Dear Colleagues, We at the National Historical Publications and Records Commission are asking you--as applicants or potential applicants--to our grant programs what you think about our application process. Your process to this very brief survey will help us make our processes as customer friendly as possible: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CQKK6HC Please be assured that no personal information is … Continue reading NHPRC Survey on Grants Application Process

NHPRC Will Offer “Grants Workshop” at Northwest Archivists’ Annual Meeting

Need some additional resources to complete a high-priority project at your repository? Perhaps the money is appealing but you are a little intimidated or confused by the land of federal grants? A full-day Grants Workshop at the Northwest Archivists' Annual Meeting will introduce attendees to the competitive archival grant programs at the National Archives and … Continue reading NHPRC Will Offer “Grants Workshop” at Northwest Archivists’ Annual Meeting

Access to Historical Records Webinars Announced

I would like to bring to your attention three upcoming webinars regarding NHPRC’s Access to Historical Records grant program. The webinar schedule and instructions appear at the end of the message. Here are the slides from the first webinar: AccessToHistoricalRecordsWebinar2 I revised the slides for the second and third webinars: AccessToHistoricalRecordsWebinar2 Here is the audio recording from … Continue reading Access to Historical Records Webinars Announced

Revised Strategic Plan Framework

Preface to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission Strategic Plan Framework The National Historical Publications and Records Commission enhances public access to historical records collections nationwide. The Commission works with state and local governments, historical societies, colleges and universities, and other nonprofit institutions in leading these access efforts through a modest but catalytic grants … Continue reading Revised Strategic Plan Framework

NHPRC News September

The September issue of the NHPRC News is up at http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/newsletter/2015/sept/ with info on our Strategic Plan, the application deadlines of October 8, and stories on Kentucky Civil War Governors, Arabella Chapman, Edison's Talking Doll, and Owen Wister's "The Virginian."

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Strategic Planning

  A full presentation of this plan is available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/BV2ZVLupFJ0 that will provide some background and context for the work of the NHPRC and how we drafted this Preliminary Strategic Planning Goals Framework, and we encourage you to review it. We welcome your comments here or at one of our Webinars scheduled … Continue reading National Historical Publications and Records Commission Strategic Planning

Webinars on Literacy & Engagement with Historical Records

NHPRC Webinars on Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records – 7/10 and 7/16 The National Historical Publications and Records Commission is offering for the second time grants to support Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records. The announcement is available here: http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/literacy.html Are you interested in organizing projects that will enhance the ability of people (students, … Continue reading Webinars on Literacy & Engagement with Historical Records