Historic Preservation Fund Competitive Grants

20 Mar 2023 8:39 AM | Michelle Jones (Administrator)

For more information Competitive Grants - Historic Preservation Fund (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov)

History of Equal Rights:  Accepting applications SPRING 2023 The goal of the History of Equal Rights grant program is to preserve and protect sites associated with efforts to achieve equal rights. The History of Equal Rights grants are not limited to any specific group and are intended to include the broadest possible interpretation of equal rights for any American.

Underrepresented Communities: Accepting applications SPRING 2023 National Park Service’s Underrepresented Community Grant Program (URC) works towards diversifying the nominations submitted to the National Register of Historic Places. Projects include surveys and inventories of historic properties associated with communities underrepresented in the National Register, as well as the development of nominations to the National Register for specific sites.

African American Civil Rights: Accepting applications EARLY SUMMER 2023 The goal of the African American Civil Rights grant program is to preserve and protect sites associated with the struggle for equality from the transatlantic slave trade forward.

Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization(Rural): Accepting applications SUMMER 2023 The Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grant Program fosters economic development in rural communities through the rehabilitation of historic properties. The intent of this program is to provide funds to the recipient (referred to as prime grantees) that can be regranted to projects that have been selected through a locally administered competitive process (or subgrant programs). Recipients design and administer the award to subgrantees via subgrant programs where the prime grantee determines the eligibility of these community resources.

Semiquincentennial: Accepting applications SUMMER 2023 The Semiquincentennial Grant Program supports the preservation of a broad variety of cultural resources associated with the founding of America as a nation in commemoration of the country’s Semiquincentennial (250th anniversary) in 2026. For the purposes of this grant program, the “founding of the nation” is defined as the period ending December 31, 1800.

Save Americas Treasures: Accepting applications LATE SUMMER 2023 The Save America’s Treasures grant program was established in 1998 to celebrate America's premier cultural resources in the new millennium. After more than 20 years, this grant program has awarded more than 1,300 grants totaling more than $300 million to projects across the United States. Funded projects, represent nationally significant historic properties and collections that convey our nation's rich heritage to future generations. The National Park Service administers Save America's Treasures grants in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Competitive Grants - Historic Preservation Fund (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov)

Submitted by Katherine Carey

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