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 21,000 pages of a previously microfilmed Michigan newspaper
Microfilming, scanning, and placing online up to 10,000 pages of a straight run of a Michigan newspaper
Applications for 2021 will be accepted after February 1, 2021, actual date to be determined. Following the application process, 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 with additional funding provided in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library of Michigan.