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Announcing SC SHRAB Regrant Project Funding for 2024

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) awarded to the SC SHRAB $80,000 to regrant to South Carolina’s

  • Local Governments
  • Historical records repositories
  • Professional Organizations

Funding Categories
Projects to improve an organization’s stewardship of South Carolina historical records and projects that provide useful education and training to those managing such records, from beginning/volunteer to advanced level.

Funding Priorities
The SC SHRAB has four basic regrant project funding priorities:

  • Preserving and enhancing online availability of South Carolina’s historical records
  • Increasing the public’s engagement with South Carolina’s historical records
  • Promoting best practices and institutional advancement of South Carolina’s repositories
  • Providing learning and development opportunities for the state’s professional archivists, volunteers, students and the public. 

Special consideration

  • Projects for traditionally underserved institutions in South Carolina, especially those focusing on South Carolina African American and Native American history as well as smaller institutions in the more rural areas.
  • Projects with a focus on digital accessibility and preservation. 

Eligible Projects

Access: Arrangement and Description
Identifying, organizing, and improving access to historical records.

Implementing solutions to the challenges of preserving records with permanent historical value

Program Enhancement
Activities to expand and/or strengthen programs in the state's historical records repositories and local governments

Archival Education and Training
Workshops, seminars, and other means of instruction and information on archives practices and policies

Key Dates:

Information Sessions (attendance at one is required):

  • February 15, 2024 at 2:00pm
  • March 12, 2024 at 10:00am
  • April 10, 2024 at 2:00pm

Letter of Intent due (required): April 17, 2024

Draft Proposal due (optional): May 17, 2024

Final Applications due: June 28, 2024

New Offering for 2024:
A Building a Digital Collection Class was offered on March 19, 2024, a virtual class to address standards for metadata and related best practices for digitization projects.

Detailed Regrant Guidelines and Application are available at the following links:




Contact Erin Lowry, SHRAB Coordinator, at or 803-896-6128 with questions.