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NARA Reports

Strategic Plan
NARA's Strategic Plan describes where we are headed. We use the 4-year Strategic Plan as our guide for aligning priorities and assigning resources. With the help of our staff and stakeholders, we take stock of accomplishments, make adjustments when needed, and improve the way we measure our success along the way.





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NARA's DEIA Strategic Plan is the foundation of NARA’s commitment to promote a diverse workforce that is inclusive in its interactions, equitable in its practices, and accessible to all current and future employees.


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NARA's Performance Budget is submitted to Congress with the President's budget in early February each year. Included with this transmittal are our budget justification and tables, as well as our performance plan, providing a direct link between strategic goals, annual accomplishments, and funding levels.



 Annual Performance Plans & Reports
NARA's Performance Plan links the agency's strategic goals to what we plan to accomplish in a fiscal year. Our Annual Performance Report describes NARA's performance results toward achieving our strategic goals and objectives.


Capital Planning
The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 and the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 require a business case for investments to ensure that those investments are tied to the mission, goals, and objectives of the agency. Exhibit 300 is designed to document this relationship, as well as implement other requirements such as the Government Paperwork Elimination Act and E-Gov Act implementation and overall investment project management.

Action Plan to Advance Customer Experience at NARA The Action Plan to Advance Customer Experience at NARA details how we will increase organizational capacity to manage customer experience and improve service delivery. The priority actions outlined in the plan also contribute to achieving NARA’s Strategic Goal 2: Connect with Customers and better position the agency to fulfill Executive Order 14058 Transforming Federal Customer Experience and Service Delivery to Rebuild Trust in Government and support agency initiatives related to fulfilling Executive Order 13985 Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government.


Open Government Plan
The Open Government Plan provides a road map for strengthening the culture of transparency, participation, and collaboration at the National Archives.



Agency Financial Reports
NARA's Agency Financial Report was prepared pursuant to the requirements of the Chief Financial Officers Act, as mandated by the Accountability of Tax Dollars Act of 2002.


Information Resources Management Plan
The NARA Information Resource Management Strategic Plan (IRM) addresses all information resources management.

National Archives and Records Administration Climate Action Plan May 2024
NARA's Climate Action Plan details our ongoing assessment of the threats to NARA's mission and the actions needed to make our operations more resilient in facing a changing climate.

National Archives and Records Administration Agency Equity Action Plan
NARA's Agency Equity Action Plan was prepared pursuant to the requirements of Executive Order 13985 to redress inequities in policies and programs that serve as barriers to equal participation and opportunities.

Report from the Archivist’s Task Force on Racism
This report provides a set of actionable recommendations to address racial inequality in both customer-facing operations and in the National Archives’ workplaces, in pursuit of an equitable and inclusive environment for all customers and employees.

Trust Fund Board Annual Report
This is the annual Trust Fund Board Report, which describes the annual programs, activities, products, and financial details of the Fund.

Federal Activities Inventory Review (FAIR) Act Report
This report lists the commercial and inherently governmental functions that are currently being performed by NARA employees.

Buy American Report
This report provides information about NARA purchases made for U.S.-manufactured items and items manufactured outside the U.S.

Implementation of the E-Government Act
This report on NARA's implementation of the E-Government Act includes a description of the Electronic Records Archives and a discussion of how NARA disseminates information to the public, including information about our FOIA and Privacy activities.

PIV Credentials Report
NARA's quarterly report on the number of PIV credentials issued per Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12).

Quarterly Report of Withdrawals of Previously Declassified Records
This report provides information about formally withdrawn records in accordance with the “Interim Guidelines Governing Re-review of Previously Declassified Records at the National Archives,” issued by ISOO in April 2006.

Annual Employee Survey Results
This report communicates the results of NARA’s Annual Employee Survey.

Environmental Assessments
View reports on the environmental assessments of additions and renovations at National Archives facilities, including Presidential Libraries.

Sustainability Plan
This plan outlines NARA's commitment to lower our greenhouse gas emissions and become better stewards of the environment. It details our approach to managing our energy consumption, waste stream, sustainable buildings program, and other factors in a responsible manner.

Executive Performance and Conduct
This document communicates NARA's internal process for considering conduct, as appropriate, when evaluating the performance of members of the SES and SL/ST employees.

Plain Language Compliance Report
The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires each agency to report annually on its compliance with the act. This report details what we are doing at the National Archives to promote the goals of the Plain Writing Act. Our commitment to those goals is part of our larger mission of providing access to Federal Government records in our custody.