Internships to Increase Public Access to Archival Resources

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Internships to Increase Public Access to Archival Resources: The National Capital Region Museum Resource Center houses over 45 historic and archeological collections. The facility and its staff manage and curate a wide variety of museum property representing the history and culture of the National Capital Region and the United States. The archival collections of the National Capital Region range from data associated with archeological excavations, the National Archives for Black Women's History, park resource management records, and extensive photograph collections from National Capital Region park units and the National Capital Region Headquarters. These collections are housed both at park units and at the Museum Resource Center. The project would support the development and creation of baseline documentation of archival records throughout region. Records are currently stored in basements, attics, storage rooms, boxes, desk drawers, and libraries where there is little control and organization and often in acidic boxes. There is a lack of control, accountability and accessibility to the larger public. Students participating in this project will experience a wide range of professional archival tasks, including archival assessment; writing processing plans; researching title, copyright and privacy issues; documenting condition and recommending conservation needs; processing collections; developing finding aids; and supporting researchers at the MRCE.
Federal Grant Title: Internships to Increase Public Access to Archival Resources
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P18AS00715
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.945
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 29th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: September 29th, 2018
Posted Date: September 19th, 2018
Creation Date: September 19th, 2018
Archive Date: October 29th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $230,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $230,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: September 19th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
This is a Notice of Intent to Award, not a request for applications and no applications will be accepted under this announcement. The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service's intention to fund this project without competition as a modification to an existing task agreement under an existing cooperative agreement with University of Maryland.
Grant Announcement Contact
LaQuita Palmer
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 202-619-7082
This is a Notice of Intent to award ONLY.
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