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Funding Opportunity Number:
Oct 04, 2007
Dec 06, 2007
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 03, 2008
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 03, 2008
Apr 04, 2008
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Category of Funding Activity:
Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)
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National Historical Publications and Records Grants
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
State Historical Records Advisory Boards, or state agencies or non profit organizations acting on behalf of the Boards, are eligible to apply. States also include the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and United States territories.
National Archives and Records Administration
The purpose of this grant program is to build a national archival network by strengthening archives and historical records programs in each of the states. The Commission awards grants to State Historical Records Advisory Boards to:-Provide statewide archival services, including professional education, public information about records and archival programs, and other activities to implement state plans. -Operate grant programs for eligible archives, manuscript repositories, and other organizations within a state. -Collaborate on projects with other organizations to address common problems or shared opportunities within a state or among a consortium of state archives. -Assess the health of archival and records programs, the conditions of records, and the challenges and opportunities facing historical records keepers and users; and to implement strategies and programs to address pressing archival issues. -Hold public forums on statewide or national issues. -Participate in national archival organizations.Award Details: The NHPRC expects to award up to 56 grants in this program. Applicants may apply for outright basic grants of between $5,000 and $20,000 for 18 month projects.Projects to reactivate the State Historical Records Advisory Board and develop or revise the SHRAB's strategic plan should request the minimum of $5,000. Active State Historical Records Advisory Boards may apply for a grant of up to $20,000 to carry out project activities aligned with their board's current strategic plan. In addition, active State Historical Records Advisory Boards may request in their applications up to $50,000 in additional funds for subgrants or collaborative projects. These supplemental funds will to be awarded competitively, provided monies are available.Cost Sharing: Cost sharing is the financial contribution the state pledges to the cost of a project and can include both direct and indirect expenses. For State and National Archival Partnership Projects, the Commission will supply up to 50 percent of the total project costs. The applicant's share can consist of in-kind contributions, non-Federal third-party contributions including contributions of subgrantees, and income, if any, earned directly by the project.Eligibility: These grants are awarded only to State Historical Records Advisory Boards (SHRABs) in each state, or to the state agency responsible for the SHRAB, ordinarily the state archives. Another state agency, or a non-profit organization, such as a foundation or university, acting on behalf of the designated state agency may apply. States also include the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and United States territories.
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