National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Press Releases

The Commission meets in November and May to establish policy and recommend to the Archivist of the United States grants it believes should be funded.

  • A press release listing the grants awarded is issued and posted on our web site as soon as possible after the Commission meeting.

Current NHPRC Press Release

Information about what's happening with the NHPRC is summarized below.

National Archives-Mellon Foundation partner to create Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives
New program to provide funding for durable digital edition publication
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National Archives Awards $2.1 Million In Grants For Historical Records Projects at November 2016 Meeting
Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero has awarded 30 grants and three cooperative agreements totaling $2,104,819 to projects being undertaken in 22 states and the District of Columbia.
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National Archives Awards $3.2 Million In Grants For Historical Records Projects at May 2016 Meeting
Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero has awarded 30 proposals totaling $3,183,844 for projects in 19 states.
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National Archives Launches Founders Online
he National Archives today launched the Founders Online. This free online tool brings together the papers of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison in a single website that gives a first-hand account of the growth of democracy and the birth of the Republic.
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