DigMich Newspaper Grant

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 of a previously microfilmed Michigan newspaper
  • ​Microfilming, scanning, and placing online of a straight run of a Michigan newspaper
If you are interested in applying, or would like more information please contact us at ClarkeMicrofilm@cmich.edu​ or download an application form here or call (989) 774-4420.

Applications for 2023 will be accepted from January 09 - January 31, 2023.  Following the application process, up to five communities whose newspapers have been nominated will be encouraged to show their support by voting electronically via Twitter. The newspaper that receives the most votes will be selected and included in the Clarke Historical Library’s Michigan Digital Newspapers Database.
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.
Please click on the following links to view the submissions of the past finalists and winners of the Michigan Digital Newspaper Grant: