National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Grant Opportunities

    Major Collaborative Archival Initiatives 

    For collaborative projects that will significantly improve public discovery and use of major historical records collections.

    • Draft Deadline: February 15, 2023
    • Final Deadline: May 3, 2023

    Archives Collaboratives

    For projects to plan and develop a working collaborative designed to enhance the capacity of small and diverse organizations with historical records collections. 

    • Draft Deadline: February 15, 2023
    • Final Deadline: May 3, 2022

    State Board Programming Grants

    For projects that strengthen the nation’s archival network through activities undertaken by state historical records advisory boards.

    • Draft Deadline: February 15, 2023
    • Final Deadline: May 3, 2023

    Publishing Historical Records in Collaborative Digital Editions

    For projects to publish documentary editions of historical records. This program has two application cycles.

    First cycle:

    • Draft Deadline: February 15, 2023
    • Final Deadline: May 3, 2023

    Second Cycle:

    • Draft Deadline: August 15, 2023
    • Final Deadline:November 2, 2023

      NHPRC-Mellon Planning Grants for Collaborative Digital Editions in African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American History and Ethnic Studies

      For projects to publish collaborative digital editions in African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American History and Ethnic Studies.

      • Draft Deadline: April 1, 2023
      • Final Deadline: June 7, 2023

       


      The deadline for these opportunities listed below has passed. These guidelines may be used for reference, but should NOT be used to prepare an application. New announcements will be published in June 2023.

       

      Archival Projects

      For projects that ensure online public discovery and use of historical records collections.

      • Final Deadline:   October 6, 2022
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      For projects that encourage public engagement with historical records.

      • Final Deadline:   October 6, 2022

       


      The deadline for these three-year opportunities listed below has passed. These guidelines may be used for reference, but should NOT be used to prepare an application. 

      Archives Leadership Institute

      The Archives Leadership Institute seeks to build the capacity of mid-career archivists as leaders both in their own institutions and in the archives field. 

      • Draft Deadline (optional): October 1, 2022
      • Final Deadline:  December 8, 2022

      Institutes for Historical Editing

      The Institutes for Historical Editing seeks to advance inclusive participation, training, education, dialog, and collaborative exchange amongst a diverse and growing community of academic and non-academic practitioners in the editing and publishing of historical records, including the related practices of digital scholarly editing, digital ethnic studies, digital history, and digital humanities.

      • Draft Deadline (optional): October 1, 2022
      • Final Deadline:  December 8, 2022

      Important: You should contact us early on in the application process to discuss your project. We encourage you to provide a draft, which the program director will review and offer advice for revision before the final deadline.

       

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