National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Administering a Grant

After you are awarded an NHPRC grant, you should download our Introduction to Financial Management for Grant RecipientsIntroduction to Financial Management for Grant Recipients. This guide will provide practical information about what is expected from grantees in terms of fiscal accountability.

We have prepared a short presentation on "Managing the Finances of Your NHPRC Grant".

NHPRC Forms and Instructions

Policies, Forms, and Other Information for Organizations with an NHPRC Grant

General Terms and Conditions for Awards

NHPRC Budget Form and Instructions

Reporting Requirements

Narrative Reporting

Payment Instructions

Applicable Federal Regulations and Requirements

  • Office of Management and Budget and the Commission Grants Circulars.
  • 36 CFR Part 1206 — National Historical Publications and Records Commission - General information
  • 36 CFR Part 1208 — Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities Conducted by the National Archives and Records Administration
  • 36 CFR Part 1211 — Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs and Activities Receiving or Benefitting from Federal Financial Assistance
  • 36 CFR Part 1212 — Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplaces
  • 2 CFR Parts 1-200 — Subtitle A Office of Management and Budget Guidance for Grants and Agreements
  • 2 CFR Part 2600 — Federal Agency Regulations for Grants and Agreements: Chapter XXVI: National Archives and Records Administration

    NHPRC grantees and sub-recipients must comply with the requirements of the "Buy American Act" (41 U.S.C. 10a-c) which requires that they purchase only American-made equipment and products in expending grant funds.

    In accordance with Executive Order 13950, “Combating Sex and Race Stereotyping,” issued on September 22, 2020, as well as the related Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-20-37, issued on September 28, 2020, a grantee receiving funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) must certify that it will not use any funds provided by the NHPRC to engage in or contract for trainings of the sort prohibited by the Executive Order.

    NOTE: On December 22, 2020, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a preliminary injunction, enjoining Sections 4 and 5 of Executive Order 13950 “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.”  So long as the December 22, 2020 preliminary injunction remains in force, the government shall not insist on, impose, or include—or instruct, require, facilitate, or permit any agency to insist on, impose, or include—conditions in any grant program requiring grant recipients or subaward recipients to certify that they will not use federal funds to promote any of the concepts set forth in Section 5 of the Executive Order; and the government shall not enforce any such conditions imposed on recipients and subrecipients to the extent they have already been included in government grants or subawards.

  • In addition, see important policy guidance on providing meaningful access to individuals with limited English proficiency, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in this Appendix.

  • Announcement Archives

    A list of all grant opportunities from 2015-2020, sorted by calendar year under which the application was made.