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Funding Available for Historical Record Accessibility Projects

Jan 03, 2019 at 09:00 am by Amanda Lai


Grant Opportunity:

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) is currently seeking preliminary proposals for their Access to Historical Records: Major Initiatives FY 2020 Grant. The Major Initiatives Program supports projects that promote public discovery and use of historical records. 

NHPRC is particularly interested in projects that include collections of  America’s early legal records as well as projects that actively engage the public in the work of the project. 

Eligibility: U.S. nonprofit organizations or institutions, U.S. colleges, universities or other academic institutions, state or local government agencies or federally-acknowledged or state-recognized Native American tribes or groups are eligible to apply. 

Grant Amount: Awards will be between $100,000 and $350,000. Funds from the Access to Historical Record Grant must not exceed 50% of the total project costs. 

Important Dates: 

  • Preliminary Proposal Deadline: January 17, 2019
  • Notification of Full Proposal Invitation: April 16, 2019
  • Award Date: January 1, 2020

For more information: Please visit the grant page here.

Brockport Research Institute is a NYS certified woman-owned business enterprise that provides grant-writing, evaluation and professional learning services.  For questions or more information on this or any other grant opportunity, please contact us at or call Sara Silverstone at (585) 703-5400.