National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)

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National Historical Publications and Records Commission

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) promotes the preservation and use of America's documentary heritage essential to understanding our democracy, history, and culture.
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You can apply for grants to collect, preserve, and publish documents that are important to understanding American history. Learn More our Grant Program

NHPRC Funded Projects

The NHPRC supports a variety of types of projects. Some recent NHPRC awards include:

  • A two-year planning project to produce a strategic plan for managing and preserving Texas' historical records. See more Texas Grants
  • An Electronic Records Project to hire a consultant to survey the electronic records created by state agencies and develop a strategic plan for their creation, management, and preservation. See more Electronic Records Project
  • An Archives Project with the University of Nevada at Reno Libraries on Nevada Women's Archives. See more Archives Projects

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Commission Recommends $2.15 Million in Grants
At its November meeting, the Commission recommended $2.15 million in grants to archives and historical documentary editing projects.
Read the Press Release

Our Publications

Founders Online Read our Report to Congress: The Founders Online

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Documenting Democracy
Read a History of the NHPRC allows applicants to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies, including NHPRC.

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001
Telephone: 1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272