Ohio Archives Grant Program

The Ohio Archives Grants are funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), an arm of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) through their State Board Programming Grants. Grants of $500 to $5,000 are available to archival institutions to fund projects to preserve and/or provide access to Ohio’s historical records.  Eligible grant projects include: repository assessment, policy development/strategic planning, digitization and collection access and/or preservation projects.

OHRAB Regrants FAQs and Application Tips

Example of a funded grant application: Union County Records Center & Archives Reorganization and Preservation of Clerk of Court’s Records 2011 

2018 Grant Application Materials

2018 Grant Recipients

  • Broadview Heights Historical Society, Broadview Heights, OH: Inaugural Collections Archival Project ($2,003)
  • Brownhelm Historical Association, Vermillion, OH: Organization and Preservation of Brownhelm Township Genealogical Resources ($2,000)
  • Cleveland Metroparks, Cleveland, OH: Digitization of Slides from 100 Years of Park History ($2,000)
  • Delhi Historical Association, Cincinnati, OH: Organization and Accessibility of Delhi Historical Association Records ($2,294)
  • Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Mount Saint Joseph, OH: Preserving Films from the Vincentian Sisters of Charity of Bedford, Ohio ($1,876)
  • Tiffin Glass Museum, Tiffin, OH: Digitization and Preservation of Tiffin & U.S. Glass Company Catalogs ($2,056)
  • University of Akron Archival Services, Akron, OH: Processing and Preserving the Opie Evans Papers (Phase I) ($4,680)
  • Village of Greenhills, Cincinnati, OH: Improving Access to Records of Historic Greenhills: Identifying, Organizing and Digitizing ($3,091) 

Prior Recipients: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011