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2018 Michigan Digital Newspaper Grant Voting Results:
Saugatuck: 38,595 votes
Utica: 24,011 votes
Pontiac: 16,214 votes

The 2017 DigMichNews Grant Winner, L'Anse,
are now available in the DigMichNews database!

Digital Michigan​ Newspaper Grant Program

Central Michigan University’s Clarke Historical Library is pleased to offer an award to improve access to a Michigan newspaper. The funds will be used for:

  • Scanning and placing online up to 9,000 pages of a previously microfilmed Michigan newspaper
  • ​Microfilming, scanning, and placing online up to 4,000 pages of a Michigan newspaper
If you are interested in applying, or would like more information please contact us at​ or download an application form here or call (989) 774-3352 and ask for Kim or Frank.

Applications for 2017-2018 will be accepted between September5 and November 3, 2017. In January 2018, up to five communities whose newspapers have been nominated will be encouraged to show their support by voting electronically or by mailing a Michigan picture postcard to the Clarke. The newspaper that receives the most votes will be selected and included in the Clarke Historical Library’s Michigan Digital Newspapers Database, found at
This grant is made possible by the Robert and Susan Clarke Endowment.

​​​​​​​​​MDNP.pngPlease click on the following links to view the submissions of the past finalists and winners of the Michigan Digital Newspaper Grant:

2014 - Cheboygan​
2015 - Milford​​​​
2016​ - Alpena
2017 - L'Anse
2018 - Saugatuck
2019 - Your Town ​


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