National Archives and Records Administration

National Archives/National Declassification Center

The National Declassification Center (NDC) at the National Archives and Records Administration was directed by the President to streamline the declassification of approximately 400 million pages of accessioned Federal records. In addition, the NDC … View more

National Archives/FOIAOnline

FOIAonline is an innovative multi-agency online portal that streamlines the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) process under which the public can request access to records at Federal executive branch agencies. If adopted government-wide, the … View more

National Archives/The Citizen Archivist Initiative

The National Archives has elevated the importance of public participation by creating a role for “citizen archivists” and encouraging substantive contributions like tags, transcripts, and digital images that increase public access to the records … View more

Success Stories Defined

Agency officials have submitted their success stories in response to a Model A survey requesting innovative ideas that meet the some or all of the following criteria:

-Degree of Innovation
-Cost Savings to the Government and/or the Public
-Ability to Replicate Project or Initiative at other Agencies
-Reduction of Unnecessary Duplication
-Transparency
-Efficiency
-Customer Service
-Streamlining or Enhancing Public Participation in the Regulatory Process

These submissions will also be submitted to our esteemed judges for the Annual Walter Gellhorn Innovation Award.

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