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Grants For Projects Improving Accessibility to Historical Records

Aug 22, 2019 at 09:00 am by Amanda Lai

Grant Opportunity: The National Historical Publications and Records Commission is accepting preliminary proposals for their Access to Historical Records: Major Initiatives Grant Program for the 2021 fiscal year. This program funds projects that will improve public discovery and use of major historical records collections. The Commission is especially interested in collections of America’s early legal records. 

Eligibility: U.S. nonprofits organizations, institutions of higher education (such as colleges, universities, and other academic institutions), state or local government agencies, and federally-acknowledged or state-recognized Native American tribes or groups are eligible to apply. 

Grant Amount: Grants will range between $100,000 and $350,000, with awards from The Commission making up no more than 50% of the total project cost. 

Grant Period: The grant period will range between one and three years with projects beginning January 1, 2021. 

Important Dates: 

  • Preliminary Proposal Deadline: January 16, 2020
  • Full Proposal Deadline: July 11, 2020

For more information: For more information, please visit the announcement 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.