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PLEASE NOTE: THE DRAFT DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MARCH 15, 2019 **</span></b><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin:0in 0in 3pt;line-height:normal;font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:black"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(34,34,34)">
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<span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">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.</span><br>
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<span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">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.</span><br>
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<span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">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.¬†</span><br>
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<span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">A full description of the program, including submission
guidelines and instructions, is available at:
<a href="http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/depc">www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/depc</a>.</span><br>
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<b>Got questions?</b><span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">¬†Contact Darrell Meadows, NHPRC Director for Publishing
at <a href="mailto:darrell.meadows@nara.gov">darrell.meadows@nara.gov</a>, or by phone at (202) 357-5321.</span><br>
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<b>Application Deadline</b><span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">: May 1, 2019</span><br>
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<b>To view the full announcement,
visit:</b><br>
<span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><a href="http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/depc">www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/depc</a></span><br>
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<b>Deadline for Draft Submissions
EXTENDED through March 15, 2019!</b><br>
<span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Darrell
Meadows, NHPRC Director for Publishing and coordinator for the initiative, who
can offer advice about preparing the proposal, including review of draft
proposals. He can be reached at 202-357-5321, or by email at
<a href="mailto:darrell.meadows@nara.gov">darrell.meadows@nara.gov</a>. Although draft proposals are not required, potential
applicants are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this preliminary review.</span><br>
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<b>About NHPRC</b><br>
<span style="background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">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.</span></span><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"></span></p><div><br></div><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div><br></div><div>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~</div><b>R. Darrell Meadows, Ph.D.</b><div>Director for Publishing</div><div>National Historical Publications and Records Commission</div><div>National Archives and Records Administration</div><div>700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 114</div><div>Washington, DC 20408</div><div>P: 202.357.5321</div><div>F: 202.357.5914</div><div><a href="mailto:darrell.meadows@nara.gov" target="_blank">darrell.meadows@nara.gov</a></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size:12.8px"><br></span></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><br></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>