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2021-2022 NYS Archives DHP Grant Guidelines and Application now available

March 04, 2021 3:40 PM | Megan Eves (Administrator)

The New York State Archives is pleased to announce its Documentary Heritage Program (DHP) grants for 2021-2022. The new DHP Grant Guidelines and Application are now available on the NYS Archives website

DHP grants provide financial support to non-government, not-for-profit community organizations including archives, libraries, historical societies, colleges and universities, and similar institutions that hold, collect, and make available historical records. 

New in 2021-2022, DHP will fund projects that improve access to historical records including but not limited to digitization, conversion of descriptive tools for online access, community archiving, documentation planning, and arrangement & description. Also new for this cycle, DHP will prioritize projects that fit within one of the following topical areas: September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center; COVID-19 Pandemic; Social Reform and Activism; and Under-Documented Topics in New York State History. 

Grants will be made in amounts up to $25,000. Application deadline is Tuesday, March 30, 2021 for projects to be carried out from July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022.


For additional information and complete application guidelines, please contact the DHP office at, (518) 474-5393, or visit

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