The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that ensure online public discovery and use of historical records collections.
All types of historical records are eligible, including documents, photographs, born-digital records, and analog audio and moving images.
Projects may preserve and process historical records to:â€¢ Create new online Finding Aids to collectionsâ€¢ Digitize historical records collections and make them freely available onlineThe NHPRC encourages organizations to actively engage the public in the work of the project.For a comprehensive list of Commission limitations on funding, please see â€œWhat we do and do not fundâ€ (http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/apply/eligibility.html).
Applications that consist entirely of ineligible activities will not be considered.
Award InformationA grant is for one to two years and for up to $100,00 0.
The Commission expects to make up to 10 grants in this category for a total of up to $700,00 0.
Grants begin no earlier than July 1, 201 7. The Commission requires that grant recipients acknowledge NHPRC grant assistance in all publicity, publications, and other products that result from its support.
Eligibility InformationEligible applicants:â€¢ Nonprofit organizations or institutions â€¢ Colleges, universities, and other academic institutions â€¢ State or local government agencies â€¢ Federally-acknowledged or state-recognized Native American tribes or groups Cost SharingThe total costs of a project are shared between the NHPRC and the applicant organization.
The Commission provides no more than 75 per cent of total project costs in the Access to Historical Records â€“ Archival Projects category.
NHPRC grant recipients are not permitted to use grant funds for indirect costs (as indicated in 2 CFR 260 0. 101).
Cost sharing is required.
The applicantâ€™s financial contribution may include both direct and indirect expenses, in-kind contributions, non-Federal third-party contributions, and any income earned directly by the project.
Indirect costs must be listed under the applicantâ€™s cost sharing contribution.
Other RequirementsApplicant organizations must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to submitting an application, maintain SAM registration throughout the application and award process, and include a valid DUNS number in their application.
Details on SAM registration and requesting a DUNS number can be found at the System for Award Management website at http://sam.gov.
Please refer to the User Guides section and the Grants Registrations PDF.
A complete application includes the Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424), Assurances -- Non-Construction Programs (Standard Form 424B), a Project Narrative, Summary, Supplementary Materials, and Budget.
Applications lacking any of these items will not be considered.Ineligible applications will not be reviewed.