** Deadline extended to May 28, 2019 **


The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation are pleased to invite implementation grant proposals for Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives.

Working together, the Cooperatives will develop technical and human infrastructures to support the digital publication of documentary and scholarly editions and to provide for their long-term preservation, discovery, and use. This initiative responds to the urgent need of scholars and documentary editors for reliable, sustainable, authoritative, and field-driven outlets for publication and discovery of digital editions. At the same time, the Cooperatives will work together to create and sustain one or more federated systems for publishing and sustaining digital editions.

Several implementation grants of up to $1 million, for up to three years, are expected to be awarded, for a total of up to $3 million. Implementation grants will be awarded in December 2019, with a start date of no later than January 1, 2020.

A full description of the program, including submission guidelines and instructions, is available at:

Deadline for Proposals: May 28, 2019

To view the full announcement, visit:

Want to learn more? Contact Darrell Meadows, NHPRC Director for Publishing, at (202) 357-5321 or by email at 
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The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), a statutory body affiliated with the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), supports a wide range of activities to preserve, publish, and encourage the use of documentary sources, created in every medium ranging from quill pen to computer, relating to the history of the United States.

R. Darrell Meadows, Ph.D.
Director for Publishing
National Historical Publications and Records Commission
National Archives and Records Administration
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 114
Washington, DC 20408
P: 202.357.5321
F: 202.357.5914

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