Colorado State Archives
1313 Sherman Street - Room 1B-20
Denver, CO 80203
The state board serves as the central advisory body for historical records planning and for National Historical Publications and Records Commission - (NHPRC) funded projects in Colorado. CHRAB serves as a coordinating body, and seeks to facilitate cooperation and communication among historical record repositories and information agencies within the state. The Board is also a state-level review body for propo sals as defined in the grant program guidelines of the NHPRC.
Organizations interested in applying for an NHPRC grant should begin by contacting the Coordinator for a complete set of current guidelines:
Prospective applicants should contact the coordinator before proceeding with an application. This will allow an informal consideration of the proposals potential, and, if necessary, for suggestions on developing a more competitive proposal for the na tional-level review process.
Finished proposals must be submitted to the coordinator who will forward copies to each Board member for evaluation. When this screening process is complete, some applications may require revisions prior to submission to the NHPRC.
Applicants are encouraged to heed deadlines established for various kinds of projects and provide the coordinator with the specified number of proposal copies. The categories and deadlines for Board Review and NHPRC submission are (CHRAB DEADLINES ARE IN PARENTHESES):
Grant Application Deadlines
Application packages that fall within one of the following three NHPRC top-priority categories must be postmarked no later than June 1 (April 1 for CHRAB review).
Application packages that do not fall within one of the preceding three NHPRC top-priority categories must be postmarked no later than October 1 (August 1 for CHRAB review). This includes: