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Spread the word about a historic site or structure in your area that is endangered, as well as learn about the efforts of preservation organizations to save endangered places and threatened cultural resources. 

9th Annual Historic Preservation Awards - Call for Nominations (Spokane Preservation Advocates) - NEW!
Contributed by Spokane Preservation Advocates
Posted: July 17, 2024

  Spokane Preservation Advocates (SPA) hosts the Annual Historic Preservation Awards ceremony in November to celebrate those individuals and/or organizations who have contributed significantly to...

Biden-Harris Administration Establishes Blackwell School National Historic Site as America’s Newest National Park - NEW!
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 17, 2024

  WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today formally established Blackwell School National Historic Site in Texas as the nation’s newest national park. The park is the seventh...

DCPL Awarded National Park Service Funds to Help Preserve the Historic Howard Theatre - NEW!
Contributed by DC Preservation League (DCPL)
Posted: July 17, 2024

  The DC Preservation League (DCPL) has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the National Park Service (NPS) to help underwrite costs associated with repairing/replacing the Heating, Ventilation, and Air...

House Appropriations Committee Advances FY25 Interior Funding Bill - NEW!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 12, 2024

  From Preservation Action: This week the full House Appropriations Committee voted to advance the FY25 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations...

ACHP, NCSHPO, and DHS Sign Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Resilience and Sustainability Projects - NEW!
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: July 9, 2024

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO), and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have...

HistoricFunding.com Has Launched - NEW!
Contributed by HistoricFunding.com
Posted: July 9, 2024

  PRESS RELEASE: Contact Information: HistoricFunding.com / PreservationDirectory.com

Preservation Action Joins Letter Urging Support for the Cultural Resources Challenge Act - NEW!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 5, 2024

  This week Preservation Action joined a sign-on letter alongside a diverse group of more than 100 organizations urging Congress to support for the Cultural Resources Challenge Act (H.R. 7936). As...

Advocates Meet With Congress During Historic Tax Credit Advocacy Day - NEW!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: June 28, 2024

  The Historic Tax Credit Coalition and National Trust Community Investment Corporation (NTCIC) hosted their annual Historic Tax Credit advocacy day earlier this month, coinciding...

Nearly 100 Members of Congress Sign-on to Bipartisan Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter - NEW!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: June 28, 2024

  This year 93 bipartisan Senators and Representatives, representing 34 different states and territories, signed on to the FY25 House Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) Dear Colleague letter and...

Thomas Memorial AME Zion Church is an Inaugural Recipient of the Preservation League’s New Preservation Opportunity Fund Grant - NEW!
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: June 27, 2024

  WATERTOWN, NY, 6.26.24 — The Preservation League of NYS is thrilled to share that the Thomas Memorial AME Zion Church is one of three grantees of the newly launched Preservation Opportunity Fund....

Call for Proposals: Preserving the Recent Past 4 Conference
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation
Posted: June 18, 2024

  On March 19?22, 2025, in Boston, Massachusetts, the Preserving the Recent Past 4 (PRP4) conference will offer a national forum to share the latest strategies for identifying, protecting, and conserving...

National Park Service Recommends Historic Designation for Rosenwald Schools, Empowering Network to Preserve Legacy of African American Education
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 18, 2024

  WASHINGTON — The National Park Service (NPS) today transmitted a study to Congress, identifying opportunities to establish a national historic site and network program to preserve the legacies of Julius...

The National Park Service announces $24 million in funding available through the African American Civil Rights Grant Program (AACR)
Contributed by National Park Service State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants
Posted: June 11, 2024

  The National Park Service announces availability of grant funding through the African...

Underrepresented Communities and African American Civil Rights Grants Now Accepting Applications
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: June 10, 2024

  From Preservation Action: The National Park Service announced they are now accepting applications for the Underrepresented Communities grant program, which is works towards diversifying...

ACHP Chair Asks Congress to Reject Legislative Proposals Allowing Projects to Bypass Historic Preservation Review Process
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: June 5, 2024

  Washington, D.C.– On behalf of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), Chair Sara C. Bronin has called on Congress to reject provisions in 15 bills that would exempt certain types of infrastructure...

Cultural Resources Challenges Act Aims to Help NPS to Better Protect Cultural Resources
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: June 4, 2024

  From Preservation Action: Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) recently introduced the Cultural Resources Challenges Act (H.R. 7936). This bill would provide an additional $250 million...

$5 Million in History of Equal Rights Grants Now Open
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 28, 2024

  From Preservation Action: The National Park Service is currently accepting applications for $5 million in History of Equal Rights grants. Funded through the Historic Preservation...

Preservation Action Submits Testimony to Senate Interior Appropriations Committee
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 28, 2024

  From Preservation Action: This week Preservation Action submitted testimony to the Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee in support of the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) and...

Help Stop Imminent Demolition of Historic B'nai B'rith Lodge
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: May 17, 2024

  B'nai B'rith Lodge is at imminent risk of demolition. Catholic Charities wants to level this historic building and replace it with nothing. Even worse, the City of Los Angeles is complicit in allowing...

Preservation Action Submits Testimony in Support of Historic Preservation in Appropriations Bills
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 14, 2024

  From Preservation Action: This week Preservation Action submitted testimony to the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee in support of the Historic Preservation Fund...

Ventfort Hall Masonry Repair Project Underway
Contributed by Ventfort Hall Gilded Age Mansion and Museum
Posted: May 13, 2024

  LENOX, MA (5/7/24) – Ventfort Hall is pleased to announce they have reached their funding goal and work has begun on their masonry restoration project through multiple generous sources. Ventfort...

Announcing the 2024 Great American Main Street Award Winners
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 10, 2024

  Main Street America is proud to recognize NewTown Macon in Macon, Georgia, Madison Main Street Programin Madison, Indiana, and Monroeville Main Street in Monroeville, Alabama,...

2024 Historic Preservation Grants Announced
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: May 8, 2024

  Since 2020, Preservation Massachusetts has worked in partnership with The 1772 Foundation, to provide grant funding for historic buildings in Massachusetts. The Historic...

11 Most Endangered Historic Properties in Alaska Announced
Contributed by Alaska Association for Historic Preservation, Inc.
Posted: May 7, 2024

  Anchorage, Alaska (May 6, 2023) – Preservation Alaska announced their 2024 Eleven Most Endangered Historic Properties on Friday, May 3, to kick off Historic Preservation Month held...

New NPS Resources on Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, Resilience, and Historic Buildings
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 6, 2024

  Historic properties can be made more sustainable, energy-efficient, and resilient, improving their performance and use while also preserving their historic character. Doing so not only improves their...

The National Park Service Today Awarded $23.4 Million from the African American Civil Rights Grant Program
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 6, 2024

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today awarded $23.4 million to 39 projects in 16 states and the District of Columbia as part of the Historic Preservation Fund’s African American Civil...

America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places: 2024 List Unveiled
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 1, 2024

  Today, we unveil the 37th annual list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. This list spotlights the threats facing significant sites of American history each year. It continues...

Nomination Deadline Extended for 2024 Preservation Awards (Landmark Society of Western New York)
Contributed by Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: April 28, 2024

  The Landmark Society Awards Committee has extended the deadline and will be accepting nominations for the 2024 Preservation Awards program through May 15th, 2024. Each fall, The Landmark...

Preservation Action Submits Comments to House Hearing in Support of Historic Tax Credit
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 28, 2024

  From Preservation Action: This week Preservation Action submitted comments in support of efforts to improve and modernize the Historic Tax Credit (HTC) to the House Ways and Means...

Urge Your Members of Congress to Sign-on to Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 28, 2024

  From Preservation Action: The appropriations process is getting underway in Congress which will determine funding levels for historic preservation priorities for the next fiscal year. We...

2024 NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Grant Program: Preservation Supplies and Site Assessment
Contributed by Priscilla Brendler
Posted: April 25, 2024

  The NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Grant Program: Preservation Supplies and Site Assessment is a partnership of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN)...

Camp Namanu Receives Designation as National Historic District
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: April 22, 2024

  You may have read the exciting news last week that Camp Namanu, a pioneer in outdoor education, experiential learning, and its commitment to inclusivity and diversity, is now officially recognized...

Nominations Open for the 2023 Secretary of Interior Historic Preservation Awards
Contributed by Secretary of Interior
Posted: April 21, 2024

  Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 Secretary of Interior Historic Preservation Awards. The annual awards program recognizes individuals at multiple levels of government for outstanding...

FY25 Appropriations Process Gets Underway in Congress
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 18, 2024

  From Preservation Action: The FY25 appropriations process is getting underway in the House and Senate. Hearings are scheduled in the House Appropriations Committee and Senate...

President Biden Signs Executive Order to Strengthen Women's History in National Parks
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 18, 2024

  From Preservation Action: Last month, President Biden signed an Executive Order to strengthen the recognition of women throughout National Park Service sites. The order...

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Allocations That Support Adaptive Reuse of Older and Historic Buildings Announced
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 12, 2024

  Today, the Biden administration announced awards for the $20 billion dollar Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). The National Trust for Historic Preservation, with our subsidiaries the National...

Legislation Would Substantially Improve Michigan's Historic Tax Credit- Take Action!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 9, 2024

  From Preservation Action: Legislation was recently introduced in the Michigan House that would significantly improve and expand their state Historic Tax Credit. Most notably, HB...

Historic Seattle - Call for 2024 Preservation Award Nominations
Contributed by Historic Seattle
Posted: April 5, 2024

  Each year, Historic Seattle honors outstanding people and preservation projects at our Annual Preservation Celebration in September. To do this, we need your help!

National Trust for Historic Preservation: Digging into FY 24 Appropriations and the President's FY 25 Budget Request
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 5, 2024

  It’s spring in Washington, and the Government Relations team is excited to share several updates from the nation’s capital. Big picture – no sooner was fiscal year (FY) 2024 funding approved...

Now Accepting Nominations for 2024 Preservation Awards (Boston Preservation Alliance)
Contributed by Alejandra Baltazar
Posted: April 5, 2024

  Each year the Boston Preservation Alliance presents the Preservation Achievement Awards to recognize a group of exemplary historic preservation projects or activities in Boston. The Alliance honors...

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Cases That Could Have Limited Presidential Authority Under the Antiquities Act
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 5, 2024

  From Preservation Action: Last week, the US Supreme Court refused to hear a pair of cases that could have limited presidential authority to establish new national monuments under the...

White House Releases 2024 Economic Report, Highlights the Federal Historic Tax Credit
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 5, 2024

  On March 21st , the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors released the 78th annual Economic Report...

Blue Grass Trust Calls for Expressions of Interest for Latrobe’s Pope Villa, Announces $748,000 Save America’s Treasures Grant to Assist with Rehabilitation
Contributed by Dr. Zak Leonard
Posted: April 3, 2024

  The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation is pleased to release a Request for Expressions of Interest, inviting inquiries from parties interested in rehabilitating and acquiring or leasing...

Celebrate Preservation Month This May
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 3, 2024

  Celebrate Preservation Month this May by putting a spotlight on the people in your community who are doing the important work saving places and building your communities through preservation!

American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Launch Applications for Fourth Year of “Backing Historic Small Restaurants” Program, with Funding Increasing to $2.5 Million and Double the Number of Grants Available
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 27, 2024

  American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that applications are open for the fourth installment of the “Backing Historic Small Restaurants Program.” This year, the...

Senators Urge President to Establish Julius Rosenwald and Rosenwald Schools National Monument
Contributed by Julius Rosenwald and Rosenwald Schools National Park Campaign
Posted: March 26, 2024

  This week a group of nine Senators, led by Sen. Richard Durbin(D-IL), sent a letter to President Biden urging him to use his authority under the Antiquities Act to establish...

ACHP Members Approve Groundbreaking Policy Statement on Indigenous Knowledge and Historic Preservation
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: March 22, 2024

  Washington, D.C. – Advisory Council on Historic Preservation members today unanimously approved a groundbreaking

Historic Pittsford Seeking Nominations for the Preservation Achievement Awards
Contributed by Historic Pittsford
Posted: March 20, 2024

  We are currently seeking nominations for the Historic Pittsford Preservation Achievement Awards. Nominations are due May 15, 2024. The awards recognize individuals, groups, or organizations that...

President Biden Releases FY25 Budget Request- Includes Decrease for Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 18, 2024

  From Preservation Action: This week President Biden released his administration's FY25 budget request, laying out their priorities for the year ahead. The request isn't binding,...

Reports Show Continued Success of the Federal Historic Tax Credit
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 18, 2024

  Two recently released reports highlight the success of the federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) and the continued economic impact. The National Park Service released the Federal...

Backing Historic Small Restaurant Grant Program
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 15, 2024

  Now in its fourth year, American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation are doubling the number of Backing Historic Small Restaurants grant awardees to 50 small or independently owned...

Historic Districts Council Announces 2024 Six to Celebrate Awardees
Contributed by Historic Districts Council
Posted: March 15, 2024

  The Historic Districts Council (HDC) is pleased to announce its Six to Celebrate, our annual listing of historic New York City neighborhoods that merit preservation attention. HDC’s 2024...

House Passes Minibus Spending Package - Impact on Preservation Priorities
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 13, 2024

  From Preservation Action: This week the House passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2024 that includes six appropriations bills, partially funding the government...

ACHP Chair Sara Bronin Releases Recommendations on Federal Historic Preservation Standards
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: March 2, 2024

  WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chair Sara C. Bronin released her

Nominations Are Open for the 2024 Preservation Awards
Contributed by The Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: March 2, 2024

  The Landmark Society Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2024 Preservation Awards program. Each fall, The Landmark Society presents awards to projects, individuals, and organizations...

National Park Service Awards $5 Million to Help Preserve America’s Equal Rights History
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 29, 2024

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today awarded $5 million to eight projects in six states as part of the Historic Preservation Fund‘sHistory of Equal Rights grant program, which focuses on...

NPS Issues Reports Highlighting Success of Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: February 27, 2024

  The National Park Service issued two reports highlighting the successes of the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program this week. The NPS issued a press release about...

National Trust for Historic Preservation and Oatlands, Inc. Announce Transition of Management of Historic Leesburg Site
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: February 20, 2024

  Management of the historic site, Oatlands, has transitioned under a mutual agreement from Oatlands, Inc. to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the two entities announced today. Both...

The Preservation League of NYS is Welcoming Applications for its New Capital Grant Program
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: February 19, 2024

  The Preservation League of New York State is thrilled to be starting its 50th Anniversary year with a brand-new grant opportunity for New York nonprofits. Organizations with an ownership interest in,...

Five to Revive Announced
Contributed by Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: February 15, 2024

  This is the eleventh year The Landmark Society of Western New York has announced the Five to Revive list to draw attention to key priorities for revitalization in western New York. The preservation...

Apply for the Community Leadership Boot Camp
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: February 7, 2024

  Community Leadership Boot Camp Deadline: Wednesday, February 29, 2024 We are now accepting applications for the Conservancy's free Community Leadership Boot Camp program!

Grants for Historic Religious Properties
Contributed by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
Posted: February 7, 2024

  The Historic Religious Properties Grant program of our organization has awarded a total of $100,000 in matching grants and a technical assistance award to 16 congregations in Allegheny...

Legislation in Illinois and New Jersey Would Expand State Historic Tax Credit Programs
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: February 7, 2024

  From Preservation Action: Across the country state legislatures are getting underway, including several that are considering bills that would establish new or expand existing state...

Essex Heritage Announces 2024 “Future Leaders” Youth Jobs Internship Funding Program
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: January 25, 2024

  January 2024 – Essex Heritage, in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the Essex National Heritage Area’s unique cultural heritage and providing opportunities for local youth, announces its...

Metro Historical Commission Opens 2024 Preservation Award Nominations
Contributed by Metropolitan Historical Commission
Posted: January 23, 2024

  The Metropolitan Historical Commission is now accepting nominations for the 2024 Preservation Awards program, honoring Davidson County's best preservation projects. Anyone may nominate buildings or...

Legislation to Establish a State Historic Tax Credit for Housing Introduced in New Hampshire
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: January 21, 2024

  From Preservation Action: Legislation was recently introduced in New Hampshire to establish a state historic tax credit for housing. SB 364 would provide a 65% credit against...

Please Sign the Petition to Save Ryan Field! / ¡Favor de Firmar la Petición para Salvar la Cancha Ryan
Contributed by Stephanie Gayes
Posted: January 19, 2024

  https://www.ipetitions.com/petition/stop-the-ryan-field-projectpare-el-proyecto-de Please...

Historic Hawai‘i Foundation Historic Preservation Grants: Application Deadlines in February
Contributed by Historic Hawaii Foundation
Posted: January 18, 2024

  PRESERVATION GRANTS: Through a partnership with preservation funders, the preservation grants support historic preservation as a mechanism for building community, enhancing Hawaii’s...

Apply Now for Cultural Heritage in the Forest Paid Summer Internship
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: January 17, 2024

  Apply Now -- Cultural Heritage in the Forest Student Application. The application period closes February 16, 2024. To learn more about CHIF, please attend the information session...

Share Your Historic Route 66 Story!
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 17, 2024

  Route 66 is one of the most iconic roadways in America, yet its historic places—and their stories—continue to be lost over time. We need your help to share the stories of the Mother Road! Whether...

Thomas Memorial AME Zion Church to Receive $100,000 From African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund
Contributed by Friends of Thomas Memorial
Posted: January 17, 2024

  [Watertown, NY] – With the official public announcement on 15 January 2024, the Friends of Thomas Memorial are proud to share that Thomas Memorial AME Zion Church has received $100,000 in funding from...

Preservation Award Nominations Now Open (Preservation Massachusetts)
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: January 16, 2024

  Each year, Preservation Massachusetts celebrates the individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to preserving the Commonwealth’s historic resources. Awardees represent the...

House Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on NPS Deferred Maintenance Backlog
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: January 15, 2024

  From Preservation Action: This week the House Natural Resources Committee held an oversight hearing on the National Park Service's deferred maintenance backlog. In 2020...

Legislation to Establish a State Historic Tax Credit Introduced in Florida
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: January 15, 2024

  Last week, the Main Street Historic Tourism and Revitalization Act (SB 1166, HB 1183) was reintroduced in the Florida state House and state Senate. This bill would establish a 20% state historic...

Apply for the National Fund for Sacred Places
Contributed by Colleen Danz
Posted: January 12, 2024

  The National Fund for Sacred Places provides training, planning grants, technical assistance, capacity-building support, and capital grants up to $500,000 to community-serving congregations across America....

2024 Action Fund Grants Aim to Catalyze Preservation of Black heritage Across U.S.
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 11, 2024

  Black cultural assets are undervalued and underfunded. Since the inception of the National Trust’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund in 2017, preservation groups have submitted...

Essex Heritage Announces 2024 Partnership Grant Program
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: January 3, 2024

  January 3, 2024 – Essex Heritage, in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the Essex National Heritage Area’s unique cultural heritage, announced the start of its 26th...

Grants Available for Historic Sites Representing Black History
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: December 31, 2023

  Black history in American history—but for far too long, historic sites of African American achievement, resilience, and activism have been overlooked. That’s why, in 2017, the National Trust...

L.A. County Approves Adaptive Reuse Project for Historic General Hospital
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: December 29, 2023

  Tuesday was a monumental day for a monumental L.A. icon — the 1930s General Hospital — as the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors voted to move forward on a plan to reinvest, adaptively...

Preservation Leadership Forum: Applications Due Soon for Grants, Call for Ideas, Award Nominations
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: December 29, 2023

  Don't let these opportunities slip through the end of the year to-do lists and wrap-up reporting. It's a busy time for most people, but make sure the following deadlines from the National Trust are...

View the Recording - Seminar: Historic Tax Credits for Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings
Contributed by Historic Hawaii
Posted: December 29, 2023

  The hybrid seminar on Historic Tax Credits was held at the AIA Center for Architecture in Honolulu and on Zoom on December 5, 2023. The goal was to help educate historic property owners, developers,...

2024 Six to Celebrate Applications Now Open
Contributed by Historic District Council
Posted: December 13, 2023

  The application period for our 2024 Six to Celebrate program is now open! Now in its 13th year, this initiative stands as a testament to our collective commitment to preserving the rich and diverse...

Adirondack Architectural Heritage Announces Adirondack Rural Revitalization Program (ARRP) Grant Awards
Contributed by Adirondack Architectural Heritage
Posted: December 13, 2023

  Keeseville, New York– Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) is thrilled to announce the recipients of our Adirondack Rural Revitalization Program (ARRP) grants. A total of $680,734 will fund 11...

Preservation Long Island Announces 2023 List of Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by Preservation Long Island
Posted: December 12, 2023

  Cold Spring Harbor, NY— Preservation Long Island’s 2023 Endangered Historic Places List features seven nominated sites that span Long Island from a lighthouse on the Sound off Kings Point, to an...

House Democrats Hold Roundtable on Strengthening Historic and Cultural Preservation
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: December 11, 2023

  From Preservation Action: This week House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member, Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) convened a roundtable titled "Strengthening Historic and...

Interior Secretary Haaland Announces National Park Service to Collaborate with Tribes on Theme Study of Native American History
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 11, 2023

  WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland today announced that the National Park Service will collaborate with Tribes across the nation on a new theme study that will focus on the Indian...

Study Historic Preservation and Conservation in Italy this Summer
Contributed by San Gemini Preservation Studies
Posted: December 9, 2023

  We are delighted to announce that we are accepting applications for our summer 2024 field school in Italy. Our deadline for applications is March 15, 2024. Now in its 25th...

Historic Tax Credit Coalition Report Makes Recommendations on Improving HTC
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: November 19, 2023

  From Preservation Action: In September, the Historic Tax Credit (HTC) Coalition released a report titled Historic Preservation and the Federal Historic Tax Credit- Addressing Challenges...

Apply for the 2024 Preservation Awards (Los Angeles Conservancy)
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: November 17, 2023

  You can now apply for the 2024 Preservation Awards! Submit your historic preservation project to have the chance to be honored for outstanding achievements in historic preservation in...

Celebrating the Best in Preservation for 2023
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 14, 2023

  The 2023 National Preservation Awards are being presented this week at PastForward 2023 in Washington, D.C. The awards honor inspirational projects, individuals, and organizations...

Free Presentation - Finding New Sources of Funding in Challenging Times: An Introduction
Contributed by National Preservation Institute
Posted: November 7, 2023

  Finding New Sources of Funding in Challenging Times: An Introduction Instructor:...

Fitch Fellowships: Now Accepting Applications for 2024 Funding
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: November 6, 2023

  Applications for 2024 funding are now being accepted. Applications must be submitted by December 13, 2023, at 6PM EST. Applicants may apply for one of three available grants: the FITCH Mid-Career...

National Fund for Sacred Places Awards Grants to 16 Historically Significant Faith Communities Across the U.S.
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: October 27, 2023

  The National Fund for Sacred Places, a program of Partners for Sacred Places in collaboration with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is pleased to announce its 2023 grantees. Sixteen historically...

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Supports the Listing of Boston City Hall as a Boston City Landmark
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: October 27, 2023

  On October 20, 2023, the SAH Heritage Conservation Committee wrote a letter of support for the designation of Boston City Hall as a Boston City Landmark. Read Full Letter: 20...

Senator Ben Cardin to Receive Best of Maryland President’s Award
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: October 25, 2023

  Preservation Maryland is pleased to honor U.S. Senator Ben Cardin with our President’s Award for his commitment to preserving Maryland’s rich and diverse heritage. Senator Cardin has been a longtime,...

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Seeks Comments on Housing and Historic Preservation Draft Policy Statement
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: October 24, 2023

  As the country is facing a massive shortage in affordable housing units and lawmakers continue to explore options address the issue, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is currently...

Matching Grants for Preservation Projects - Letters of Inquiry Due November 6, 2023
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: October 18, 2023

  The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with Preservation Massachusetts, is making 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 to eligible non profit organizations. Funds are available...

Announcing Restore Oregon’s Rural Resources Hub
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: October 12, 2023

  Over the past year, with generous support from The Roundhouse Foundation, Restore Oregon has committed to listening to and learning from rural Oregonians. With over 67% of our Most Endangered...

Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) Solicits Proposals for its Partners in Training Program
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: October 11, 2023

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) solicits proposals for its Partners in Training program, which provides funding for training opportunities on technical topics associated...

Apply for the Mini-Grant Program
Contributed by Rivers of Steel
Posted: October 10, 2023

  Rivers of Steel is currently accepting applications for its Mini-Grant Program, which assists heritage-related sites and organizations, as well as municipalities, within the borders of the Rivers of...

Several Historic Preservation Grant Opportunities Now Available
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: October 10, 2023

  From Preservation Action: The National Park Service is now accepting applications for several competitive grant programs funded through the Historic Preservation Fund. Together these...

Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) and Debar Pond Institute Announce Public Opinion Survey Results
Contributed by Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH)
Posted: October 6, 2023

  October 2, 2023 (Keeseville, NY) – For the past three years, state legislators, local and regional government officials, state agencies, environmental and economic development groups, and others have...

Save America's Treasures Grant Program Accepting Applications for FY2023
Contributed by States Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: October 6, 2023

  The National Park Service is now accepting applications for the Save America’s Treasures (SAT) grant program. The SAT program provides preservation and conservation assistance to nationally...

Updated Deadline: African American Civil Rights (AACR) FY2023 now due November 1, 2023
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: October 4, 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. Who...

The Work Ahead to Fund and Reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: September 28, 2023

  From the National Trust for Historic Preservation: The hyperpartisan, divided Congress is running up against a sharp deadline to fund the federal government for fiscal year (FY) 2024,...

Urge Congress to Support Efforts to Reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: September 28, 2023

  As the end of the month draws closer and Congress continues work on a Continuing Resolution to avert a government shutdown, members of Congress need to hear from preservation advocates. Without congressional...

Members of Congress Send Letter to IRS Urging Clear Guidance on Historic Preservation Easements
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: September 20, 2023

  From Preservation Action: This week Rep. Mike Carey (R-OH) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in sending a letter to...

Alaska Association for Historic Preservation Seeking Nominations for the 2023 Annual Historic Preservation Awards
Contributed by Alaska Association for Historic Preservation
Posted: September 14, 2023

  Preservation Alaska (dba Alaska Association for Historic Preservation) seeks nominations for its Fifteenth Annual Historic Preservation Award honoring excellence in historic preservation throughout...

Preservation New Jersey Seeking Nominations for 2024 Most Endangered Historic Sites
Contributed by Preservation New Jersey
Posted: September 14, 2023

  The 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in NJ program spotlights irreplaceable historic, architectural, cultural, and archaeological resources in New Jersey that are in imminent danger of being lost....

Historic Jantzen Beach Carousel Secures Bright Future in The Dalles
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: September 12, 2023

  Great news friends! Following six years of restoration planning and an intensive statewide site search, Restore Oregon’s board of directors has made a momentous decision, selecting the National...

National Park Service and Partner Agencies Announce $25.7 Million in Save America’s Treasures Grants
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: September 12, 2023

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS), in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Institute for Museum and Library...

Caucus to Protect Historic Stadiums Launched in Congress
Contributed by Business Wire
Posted: September 8, 2023

  From Preservation Action: This week, Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) launched the bipartisan Historic Stadium Caucus in the House. The Caucus...

Hilo Preservation Grant Program - Deadline Approaching
Contributed by Historic Hawai‘i Foundation
Posted: September 7, 2023

  The Hilo Preservation Program provides grants for the preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and beautification of historically-significant buildings and structures located in the core downtown area...

National Trust Awards $223,500 in Grant Funding to Organizations Nationwide
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: September 7, 2023

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is thrilled to announce the 2023 recipients of the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Seeking Nominations for the 2024 List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: September 7, 2023

  Starting today, the National Trust is accepting Letters of Intent for the 2024 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. Since 1988, the National Trust has used this annual...

Pre-Applications Now Open for 2023 Technical Assistance Grants from the Preservation League of NYS
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: September 7, 2023

  Technical Assistance Grants are available to eligible NYS nonprofits and municipalities. The TAG Program provides support for planning studies or analyses of New York State’s historic resources that...

Young Urban Preservationists - Call for New Members!
Contributed by Young Urban Preservationists (YUPs)
Posted: September 7, 2023

  2023 marks the 10-year anniversary of the Young Urban Preservationists (YUPs). The YUPs are an emerging generation of preservationists in the greater Rochester region dedicated to promoting inclusive,...

Announcing the 2024 Round of the Massachusetts Historic Preservation Matching Grant Program
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: September 5, 2023

  Preservation Massachusetts is pleased to announce the 2024 round of the Massachusetts Historic Preservation Matching Grant Program. Funding for this program is provided by the 1772 Foundation,...

Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications for the 2024 Cycle of the Historic Religious Properties Grant Program
Contributed by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
Posted: September 2, 2023

  Our organization is now accepting grant applications for the 2024 cycle of the Historic Religious Properties Grant program. The only one of its kind in Allegheny County, the program offers matching...

Submit a Best of Maryland Award Nomination
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: September 2, 2023

  From legislative champions to talented craftspeople and project excellence in the field of preservation, these awards honor the individuals, groups, and organizations that show us what is possible when...

Save This 1942 Works Progress Administration Stadium/Salve Este Estadio de 1942 de la Administración del Progreso de Trabajos
Contributed by Stephanie Gayes
Posted: September 1, 2023

  McCoy Stadium was built in 1942 as a Works Progress Administration project in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. It has been home to several baseball teams, most famously the PawSox. It hosted the...

Save This James Gamble Rogers Stadium/Salve Este Estadio de James Gamble Rogers
Contributed by Stephanie Gayes
Posted: September 1, 2023

  Ryan Field, formerly known as Dyche Stadium, is a historic college football stadium, home of the Northwestern Wildcats, in Evanston, Illinois. Built in 1926, the stadium was designed by James...

National Park Service awards over $603,000 to American Indian Tribes, Alaskan Natives and Native Hawaiian Organizations
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 31, 2023

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service (NPS) announced $603,149 in grants today for 10 projects across the country to support the protection of America’s Native cultures.

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Sends Letter to Congress In Support of HPF Reauthorization
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 25, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Earlier this month the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), an independent federal agency tasked with advising the President and Congress...

Lahaina Historic District Devastated by Wildfire - How You Can Help
Contributed by Historic Hawaii Foundation
Posted: August 24, 2023

  The town of Lahaina on the island of Maui has been decimated by wildfires that raged overnight on August 8-9, 2023. We do not yet know the extent of the damage, but the initial reports indicate that...

Lahaina Fire Task Force - Call for Architectural Historians, Historic Architects & Professionals in the Field
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: August 23, 2023

  Please see the message below from Janet Six, Principal Archaeologist for the County of Maui. Dr. Six is compiling a database of professionals working in fields related to historic preservation...

Preservation Maryland Awarded Nearly 800k for Rehabilitation and Preservation of Historic Rock Run Mill
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: August 21, 2023

  Preservation Maryland has been awarded $747,216 in funding from the National Park Service to preserve the historic Rock Run Mill, a contributing resource to the Lower Deer Creek Valley National Historic...

National Park Service Awards Over $9.6 Million in Grants to Support Preservation in Rural Communities
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: August 16, 2023

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) announced nearly $9.7 million in Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants to 13 subgrant programs in 12 states today to support economic development through...

2023 Wright Spirit Award Honorees Announced
Contributed by Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy
Posted: August 9, 2023

  The Conservancy is pleased to announce six recipients of the 2023 Wright Spirit Award. The award recognizes exemplary commitment to preserving and restoring Wright's built works. Learn more about the...

House Committee Approves Bill to Exempt Certain Broadband Projects From the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 4, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Last week the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing where they voted to advance H.R. 4141, which would completely eliminate all required...

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and HUD Announce Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 4, 2023

  From Preservation Action: The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the Department for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced their 2022 and 2023 Secretary's...

Rehabilitation of Historic Buildings into Affordable Housing Honored by the ACHP and HUD
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: August 3, 2023

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chair Sara C. Bronin and U.S.Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman today presented...

Restore Oregon Announces Winners of the 2023 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: August 2, 2023

  Restore Oregon has selected 14 historic projects across Oregon to receive a 2023 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation, the state’s highest honor for the preservation, reuse, and revitalization...

Preservation Maryland Awarded Nearly 800k For Rehabilitation and Preservation of Historic Rock Run Mill in Susquehanna State Park
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: July 31, 2023

  Funding from The National Park Service, part of $10 million awarded from the Semiquincentennial Grant Program commemorating the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. Preservation...

Great American Outdoors Act is Catalyst for Major National Park Service Improvements
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 28, 2023

  WASHINGTON- From the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC to Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state and beyond, the Great American Outdoors Act is making a huge difference in...

President Biden Establishes Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument as America’s 425th National Park
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 28, 2023

  WASHINGTON – The Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley National Monument became the country’s 425th national park today, on the 82ndanniversary of Till’s birth, as President Biden established the park...

House Committee Approves FY24 Interior Appropriations Bill- Includes $175.4 Million for HPF
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 24, 2023

  From Preservation Action: This week the House Appropriations Committee voted 33-27 to advance their FY24 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill....

House Subcommittee Marks Up Interior Appropriations Bill- Includes $175.4 Million for HPF
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 17, 2023

  From Preservation Action: This week the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies held the

Urge Support For the HTC-GO Act & Invite Members of Congress on Site Visits During August Recess
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 17, 2023

  From Preservation Action: The August congressional recess is just around the corner. Preservation Action encourages you to ramp up your advocacy efforts around the Historic Tax Credit...

African American Civil Rights (AACR) FY2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: July 14, 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. Who...

National Park Service Awards $10 Million in Funding in Semiquincentennial Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 13, 2023

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) awarded $10 million today in the second round of funding from the Semiquincentennial Grant Program commemorating the 250th anniversary of the founding...

State Historic Tax Credits: Opportunities for Affordable Housing and Sustainability
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 13, 2023

  The world of redevelopment and state historic tax credits is changing to help address two of our country’s most pressing challenges—creating more affordable housing and lowering carbon emissions. Access...

Legislation Reintroduced to Help Revitalize Distressed Homes
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 7, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Last month, Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY) introduced the Neighborhood Homes Investment Act (H.R. 3940, S. 657)...

National Trust Launches New Resource for State HTCs With Focus on Sustainability and Affordable Housing
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 7, 2023

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is building on their State Historic Tax Credit Resource Guide and Data Center with a new report on opportunities for sustainability and affordable...

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Several National Park Bills
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 7, 2023

  From Preservation Action: The Senate Energy and Natural Resources National Parks Subcommittee recently held a hearing on several important National Park related bills. This included...

Urge Your Representative to Support National Historic Trail Designation for Route 66
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 7, 2023

  Designating Route 66 as a National Historic Trail will have a significant economic impact in the eight states along the iconic route and appropriately recognize the historic roadway ahead of its upcoming...

Senate Sets Allocations for FY24 Spending Bills Includes $37.9 Billion for the Interior and Environment Bill
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 3, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved subcommittee funding caps or 302(b) allocations for the FY24 spending bills along a party...

Oregon Made: A Tour of Regional Mid-Century Modern Architecture
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: June 28, 2023

  We are beyond thrilled to announce that Oregon Made, Second Edition is now available on Amazon. Help Restore Oregon ensure our book is inventoried after our pre-sale event...

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is Seeking Comments on Secretary of Interior's Standards
Contributed by The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: June 27, 2023

  The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is currently seeking feedback from the public on the Secretary on the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. The...

United States Agrees to Rejoin UNESCO
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: June 27, 2023

  From Preservation Action: This week the Biden Administration reached an agreement with the United Nation's Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the United...

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Members Adopt Policy on Climate Impacts to Historic Places
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: June 23, 2023

  Washington, D.C. – Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) members today adopted a Climate Change and Historic Preservation Policy Statement. The policy was developed to acknowledge...

Santa Monica Conservancy Announces 2023 Preservation Awards Winners
Contributed by Santa Monica Conservancy
Posted: June 23, 2023

  The Santa Monica Conservancy recognized seven exemplary contributors to the preservation of Santa Monica’s architectural and cultural heritage at the Annual Meeting on June 10, 2023. The awards...

Deadline Reminder: Applications for History of Equal Rights (HER) Grant Program due July 11, 2023
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: June 14, 2023

  The State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division is now accepting applications for the History of Equal Rights (HER) grant program. Before applying, please make sure that you...

Breaking News: We’re Preserving Black History with $3.8 Million in Grants (National Trust for Historic Preservation)
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 13, 2023

  Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, through its African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, announced $3.8 million in grant funding to 40 sites and organizations representing African...

DC Preservation League to Administer Study on Latino History in Washington, DC
Contributed by DC Preservation League
Posted: June 13, 2023

  The DC Preservation League (DCPL) is pleased to announce it will partner with the DC Office of Planning's Historic Preservation Office(DC HPO) to implement a $50,000 grant from the National...

Biden-Harris Administration Protects Chaco Region, Tribal Cultural Sites from Development
Contributed by Department of Interior
Posted: June 12, 2023

  Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland took action today to protect the cultural and historic resources surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park from new oil and gas leasing and mining claims....

Indiana Establishes State Historic Tax Credit Program
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: June 12, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Last month the Indiana legislature passed legislation that establishes a new state historic tax credit program. Provisions establishing the program were included...

Announcing the Albina Preservation Initiative
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: June 9, 2023

  In an effort to tell an inclusive story of Oregon's past, Restore Oregon, Oregon’s only statewide nonprofit historic preservation organization, is launching the Albina Preservation Initiative—a collaborative...

Backing Historic Small Restaurants - National Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 9, 2023

  Together with American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced the recipients for its 2023 round of Backing Historic Small Restaurants grants. These 25 small or independently...

Submit a Best of Maryland Award Nomination
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: June 1, 2023

  Preservation Maryland will once again showcase our Best of Maryland Awards at our Phoenix Rising Event on Thursday, November 2nd at the Heron Room at Mill No.1. From legislative champions to talented...

Lawmakers Introduce School Infrastructure Modernization Act to Help Historic Schools Access HTCs
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 30, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Lawmakers in the House and Senate introduced legislation that would make it easier to use the Historic Tax Credit (HTC) to rehabilitate historic schools that...

National Park Service Awards $21 Million to Help Preserve African American Civil Rights History
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: May 30, 2023

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) awarded $21 million today to 37 projects in 16 states as part of the Historic Preservation Fund’s African American Civil Rights grant program,...

NPS Announces $9.7 Million for Historically Black Colleges and University HPF Grants
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 26, 2023

  From Preservation Action: This week, the National Park Service announced $9.7 million in grants to preserve Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU) buildings. The HBCU...

Legislation to Reauthorize and Increase the Historic Preservation Fund Introduced in House
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 25, 2023

  From Preservation Action: This week Rep. Mike Turner (D-OH), Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Rep. Mike Carey(R-OH), and Rep. Teresa Leger-Fernandez(D-NM) introduced...

Minnesota Historic Tax Credit Reinstated & Extended
Contributed by Rethos Policy Institute
Posted: May 25, 2023

  The Minnesota House of Representatives and Senate have each passed an Omnibus Taxes bill that includes the reinstatement and extension of the state Historic Structure Rehabilitation Tax Credit! The...

National Trust Preservation Funds: Due June 1, 2023
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 25, 2023

  Apply for grants ranging up to $5,000 that support preservation planning and educational projects, such as the Museum of Neon Art did for developing tours and educational resources that interpret the...

Adirondack Architectural Heritage announces launch of the Adirondack Rural Revitalization Program (ARRP)
Contributed by Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH)
Posted: May 9, 2023

  Keeseville, New York – The Adirondack Rural Revitalization Program (ARRP) guidelines...

Announcing America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places of 2023
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 9, 2023

  Now in its 36th year, the National Trust’s annual list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places continues to be a powerful, galvanizing tool for historic preservation, with over...

Essex Heritage Announces 2023 Partnership Grant Recipients
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: May 9, 2023

  The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announced the 2023 Essex Heritage...

National Park Service awards $9.7 million to help preserve America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: May 8, 2023

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today awarded $9.7 million to fourteen projects in ten states as part of the Historic Preservation Fund’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities grant...

Congratulations to the Los Angeles Conservancy's 2023 Preservation Award Winners
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: May 5, 2023

  The Los Angeles Conservancy is delighted to recognize exceptional achievement in the field of historic preservation in Los Angeles County. More information at:

Legislation Introduced in House Would Limit Funds Available to the Historic Preservation Fund and ACHP
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 26, 2023

  From Preservation Action: A series of harmful bills were introduced in the House that would limit the availability funds for the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), the Advisory...

Nominations for the 2023 Preservation Awards are due May 1st, 2023
Contributed by Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: April 26, 2023

  Nominations for The Landmark Society’s 2023 Preservation Awards program are open through Monday, May 1st, 2023. Our annual awards honor preservation advocates (individuals and organizations); practitioners...

Underrepresented Communities (URC) Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY2023
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: April 19, 2023

  The State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division is now accepting applications for the Underrepresented Communities Grant Program. Before applying, please make sure that you have...

Bills to Enhance Arkansas' Historic Tax Credit Pass State Legislature
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 14, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Last week, two bills to enhance and extend the Arkansas Historic Tax Credit program passed the state House and Senate. SB461 increases the overall...

Society of Architectural Historians Announces 2023 Award Recipients
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: April 14, 2023

  The Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 SAH Publication Awards and SAH Award for Film and Video. The awards recognize distinguished...

Legislation to Improve and Enhance the Historic Tax Credit Introduced in the House- Take Action!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 3, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Legislation to enhance and improve the federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit (HTC) was reintroduced in the House by Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL), Rep....

Preservation Action Submits Testimony to House Interior Appropriations Committee
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 26, 2023

  Last week, Preservation Action submitted written testimony to the House Appropriations Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee as they work on drafting the FY24...

Biden Administration Releases Budget Request - Includes $177.9 Million for the Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 20, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Last week, the Biden Administration released their FY24 budget request. This includes specific funding requests for the Department of Interior...

Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act Introduced in Senate
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 17, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Legislation to enhance and improve the federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit (HTC) was reintroduced in the Senate by Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), Sen....

Boston Preservation Alliance: Now Accepting 2023 Preservation Award Nominations
Contributed by Boston Preservation Alliance
Posted: March 3, 2023

  It's time to nominate your preservation project for a 2023 Preservation Achievement Award. You have until March 24 to submit your materials. (And since we know the architects in the crowds...

Backing Historic Small Restaurant Grant Program
Contributed by Colleen Danz
Posted: February 27, 2023

  What Historic Restaurant Should Get $40,000? Together with American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is once again launching the Backing Historic Small Restaurants Grant...

Nominations for the 2023 Preservation Awards are Now Open
Contributed by Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: February 26, 2023

  Nominations for The Landmark Society’s 2023 Preservation Awards program are now open through Monday, May 1st, 2023. Our annual awards honor preservation advocates (individuals and organizations);...

Legislation Introduced in Florida to Establish a State Historic Tax Credit
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: February 15, 2023

  From Preservation Action: Last month, the Main Street Historic Tourism and Revitalization Act (SB 288, HB 499) was introduced in the Florida state House and state Senate....

Women at the Forefront in New Art History Grant Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: February 15, 2023

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is pleased to announce the establishment of a new grant program that will celebrate the roles of significant women in art history, by funding the creation...

National Park Service Awards $4.48 million to Help Preserve America’s Equal Rights History
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: February 12, 2023

  The National Park Service today awarded $4.48 million to eight projects in seven states as part of the Historic Preservation Fund‘s (HPF) History of Equal Rights grant program, which...

Nominations Sought for the "Preservation Action Hero of the Year"
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: February 9, 2023

  Vote for the 2023 Hero of the Year! In 2022, we recognized four outstanding preservation advocates from across the country who are making positive impacts in their local communities and...

Nominations Being Sought for the 2023 DeMuro Awards
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: February 2, 2023

  Since 2013, the DeMuro Award has promoted historic preservation and reuse in Oregon by spotlighting and celebrating outstanding rehabilitation projects, and sharing the lessons learned from those case...

PHLF Awards $120,000 for Renovation of Historic Religious Structures
Contributed by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
Posted: February 1, 2023

  The Historic Religious Properties Grant Program of our organization has awarded a total of $120,000 in matching grants to 16 congregations in Allegheny County as part of its 2023...

Preservation Iowa - Annual Preservation at Its Best Awards Call for 2023 Nominations
Contributed by Preservation Iowa
Posted: February 1, 2023

  Preservation Iowa, a statewide non-profit advocate for historic preservation, welcomes nominations to honor preservation success stories across the state through our Annual Preservation at its Best...

Apply for National Fund for Sacred Places
Contributed by Colleen Danz
Posted: January 24, 2023

  Historic houses of worship across America contribute significant value to their communities, and their historic and cultural significance are essential parts of our national heritage. Although many...

Now Accepting Nominations for the National Preservation Awards
Contributed by Colleen Danz
Posted: January 24, 2023

  Now accepting nominations for 2023 the National Preservation Awards! Honor an incredible person, project, organization, or historic site open to the public that has transformed your community through...

Nominations Sought - National Preservation Award (National Trust for Historic Preservation)
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 19, 2023

  Honor an incredible person, project, organization, or historic site open to the public that has transformed your community through historic preservation. Shine a national spotlight on those creatively...

35 Historic Black Churches Receive $4 Million Investment
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 17, 2023

  Today, as the nation commemorates the life and impact of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the National Trust for Historic Preservation's African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund announced...

Essex Heritage Announces 2023 Partnership Grant Program
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: January 17, 2023

  January 12, 2023 – Essex Heritage, in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the Essex National Heritage Area’s unique cultural heritage, announced the start of its 25th annual...

Massachusetts Legislators Secure Passage of Landmark Legislation for Long Term Stability of Essex National Heritage Area and 54 Other Areas
Contributed by Essex National Heritage Area
Posted: January 11, 2023

  January 11, 2023 - In one of the last acts taken by the US Congress in 2022, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the National Heritage Area Act (S. 1942) on a bi-partisan...

Preservation Buffalo Niagara Seeks Nominations for Preservation Awards
Contributed by Preservation Buffalo Niagara
Posted: January 11, 2023

  Preservation is more than just buildings, it’s the whole fabric of the community. Has there been a project that you believe has preserved the awe-inspiring legacy of the Buffalo Niagara region?...

$20M in Capital Grants to be Awarded to Historic Congregations through the National Fund for Sacred Places
Contributed by Elliot Carter
Posted: January 10, 2023

  $20M in Capital Grants to be Awarded to Historic Congregations through the National Fund for Sacred Places Partners for Sacred Places and the National Trust for Historic Preservation...

Announcing the 2022 Technical Assistance Grant Recipients (Preservation League of NYS)
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: January 10, 2023

  ALBANY, NY — The Preservation League of New York State and our program partners at the New York State Council on the Arts are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2022 Technical Assistance Grants....

Scholarship Opportunities for Oregon Architecture and Art Students
Contributed by Architecture Foundation of Oregon
Posted: January 10, 2023

  Calling all architecture students attending Portland State University, University of Oregon, or Portland Community College! AFO offers several scholarships for students pursuing a degree in architecture,...

Congress Passes Year-End Omnibus Funding Bill With Record Support for Historic Preservation
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: January 2, 2023

  From Preservation Action: After weeks of negotiations and an additional week long continuing resolution to keep the government open until Dec. 23rd, Congress passed a wide reaching year-end...

Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY2022 Tribal Heritage Grant Program
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: December 30, 2022

  The National Park Service's Tribal Heritage Grants Program (THG) is now accepting applications for competitive grants. National Park Service’s Tribal Heritage Grants Program focuses on protecting...

Advocacy Alert: A Potential Threat to the Landmarks Ordinance
Contributed by Historic Seattle
Posted: December 20, 2022

  From Historic Seattle: Here's the deal—we’re in a pickle: the Seattle-First National Bank Building (SFNB), located at 566 Denny Way in Uptown was designated a Seattle landmark in 2006....

Guidelines on Flood Adaptation for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Available in Print
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: December 19, 2022

  We are pleased to announce that the Guidelines on Flood Adaptation for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings are available in printed format. STLPG helped design these Guidelines to provide information...

National Park Service Awards $1.2 Million to Help Preserve Underrepresented Community History
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: December 19, 2022

  WASHINGTON –The National Park Service today announced $1,211,116 to 21 projects in 16 states and the District of Columbia that will survey sites and produce National Register of Historic Places nominations...

Finding New Sources of Funding in Challenging Times: An Introduction (National Preservation Institute)
Contributed by National Preservation Institute
Posted: December 17, 2022

  An investigation of any grants database using the search terms “historic preservation” or “cultural resources” will yield minimal results. During times of economic hardship, and the resulting narrowing...

National Preservation Institute Appeal to Support New Courses & Training Scholarships
Contributed by National Preservation Institute
Posted: December 17, 2022

  We are making a special appeal during this holiday season. We are always glad to accept donationsthrough online workplace giving, credit/debit card, directly from a checking account, or by...

Preservation Action: Three Bills We're Urging Support for in the Final Days of the 117th Congress
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: December 17, 2022

  From Preservation Action: As the current Congress comes to a close, here are three bills that Preservation Action is urging lawmakers to pass in the final days of the session. While...

Urge Support for the National Heritage Area Act
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: December 17, 2022

  From Preservation Action: Urgent action is needed to advance the National Heritage Area Act of 2021 (S. 1942, H.R. 1316). This important bill would create a much-needed uniform system to...

Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY2022 Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: December 16, 2022

  The National Park Service is now accepting applications for the FY2022 Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants Program. The Bruhn program provides recipients (referred to as prime grantees)...

PlaceEconomics: Take Our Prespoll (Looking Toward 2023 for Historic Preservation)
Contributed by PlaceEconomics
Posted: December 14, 2022

  From PlaceEconomics: What will the new year bring for historic preservation? Our last PresPoll of 2022 looks forward to 2023 and asks those who make preservation happen (that means you) what...

Big News for Downtown Rochester and a Landmark Five to Revive
Contributed by The Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: December 8, 2022

  On Monday, Governor Hochul announced five transformational projects in the City of Rochester that will be funded by Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) Awards totaling $10 million. The first...

Apply for the 2023 Preservation Awards Now: Los Angeles Conservancy
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: December 2, 2022

  2023 Preservation Awards Deadline: January 16, 2023 Submit your historic preservation project or send us a lead if you know of a great project! Please note that projects...

Introducing the 2022 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources List
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: November 4, 2022

  Preservation Massachusetts is pleased to announce the 2022 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources List! Since 1993, the Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources...

More Than $19M Awarded for Maryland Revitalization Projects
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: November 4, 2022

  The Hogan administration recently announced the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), a division of the Maryland Department of Planning, awarded 16 projects more than $19 million in revitalization tax credits,...

The Los Angeles Conservancy Launching a Legacy Business Grant Program
Contributed by The Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: November 4, 2022

  The Los Angeles Conservancy is thrilled to announce a new grant program available to longtime small businesses within Los Angeles County. Thanks to the support of Wells Fargo, the Conservancy’s...

Department of Interior Remarks: Preserve Sites Connected to Emmett Till and Mamie Till Mobley
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: October 21, 2022

  My name is Brent Leggs and I represent the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which is headquartered in Washington, DC. I’m here today because we’d like the president to use his authority under...

National Trust for Historic Preservation: America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places - Submit Your Letter of Intent Today!
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: October 19, 2022

  If you know of an important site in your community that could benefit from the national spotlight that only the America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places program can deliver, submit your LOI today! This...

Reminder: Upcoming Deadline for FY2022 African American Civil Rights (AACR)
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: October 18, 2022

  Reminder: Upcoming Deadline for FY2022 African American Civil Rights (AACR) Applications are due November 8, 2022 The goal of the African American Civil Rights grant...

Two Upstate Opera Houses Supported by Preservation League Grants
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: October 18, 2022

  ALBANY, NY, 10/03/22 — Since including Opera Houses on its statewide Seven to Save list of endangered historic sites in 2018, the Preservation League of NYS has proactively worked to study and assist...

Where do Congressional Candidates Stand on Historic Preservation? Check Out the Results of our Candidate Survey!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: October 14, 2022

  From Preservation Action: With the 2022 midterm elections just around the corner, Preservation Action is excited to announce the results of our 2022 Historic Preservation Congressional...

National Program Will Award Over Two Million Dollars in Grants to 16 Historically Significant Congregations Across the U.S.
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: October 12, 2022

  The National Fund for Sacred Places, a program of Partners for Sacred Places in collaboration with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is pleased to announce its 2022 grantees, totaling...

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Membership Grants for Emerging Professionals
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: September 27, 2022

  The Society of Architectural Historians will award 25 Membership Grants for Emerging Professionals, which provide emerging professionals with a one-year digital SAH Individual membership. The application...

Save America's Treasures Grant Program Accepting Applications for FY2022
Contributed by States Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: September 22, 2022

  The National Park Service is now accepting applications for the Save America’s...

Preservation Long Island Announces Call for Endangered Historic Places Nominations
Contributed by Preservation Long Island
Posted: September 21, 2022

  Preservation Long Island’s Endangered Historic Places Program offers Long Islanders an opportunity to advocate for preservation priorities in their communities. Nominations are open to the public and...

House Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Bills to Protect Tribal Cultural Resources
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: September 18, 2022

  From Preservation Action: This week, the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands held a legislative hearing on the Advancing Tribal...

National Preservation Institute (NPI) Appeal to Support New Courses + Training Scholarships
Contributed by National Preservation Institute (NPI)
Posted: September 18, 2022

  Early Fall Greetings! This summer, NPI continued with more online training, and we have had some great comments about the sessions: --The instructor was a fantastic educator!...

African American Civil Rights (AACR) FY2022 Application Resources
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: September 15, 2022

  The National Park Service announces availability of grant funding through

Essex National Heritage Commission Receives New Capacity Building Grant from National Park Foundation
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: September 15, 2022

  Salem, MA (September 14, 2022) - The National Park Foundation announced on September 12, 2022 that Essex Heritage is one of 41 park partner organizations to receive a Strong...

Getty Commits $3.1 Million to African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund to Conserve Black Modern Architecture
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: September 15, 2022

  The Getty Foundation and the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund announced Conserving Black Modernism, a $3.1 million grant program to...

Restore Oregon Announces Winners of the 2022 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: September 13, 2022

  PORTLAND, OR--September 12, 2022--Restore Oregon has selected eleven historic projects across Oregon to receive a 2022 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation, the state’s highest...

Announcing Save America's Treasures Grant Recipients for FY2021
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: September 9, 2022

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute for Museum and Library Services today...

HistoricFunding Professional Services Directory Has Launched
Contributed by HistoricFunding.com
Posted: September 8, 2022

  We are excited to announce that the “Professional Services”...

Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY2022 Semiquincentennial Grant Program
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: September 8, 2022

  The National Park Service is accepting application for the second round of funding for the Semiquincentennial Grant Program. This grant program was created by Congress in 2020 to support the preservation...

Finding New Sources of Funding in Challenging Times: An Introduction (National Preservation Institute)
Contributed by National Preservation Institute
Posted: September 5, 2022

  An investigation of any grants database using the search terms “historic preservation” or “cultural resources” will yield minimal results. During times of economic hardship, and the resulting narrowing...

Announcing the Pauline Saliga Fund (Society of Architectural Historians)
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: August 30, 2022

  The Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to announce the establishment of a new fund named in honor of longtime executive director Pauline Saliga. The Pauline Saliga Fund will be...

Deadline Reminder for FY2022 History of Equal Rights (HER) Grant Program
Contributed by National Park Service, State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG)
Posted: August 30, 2022

  The State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division is now accepting applications for the History of Equal Rights (HER) grant program. Before applying, please make sure that you...

2023 Matching Grant Program (Preservation Massachusetts)
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: August 25, 2022

  Beginning September 1, 2022, we will accept letters of inquiry for the 2023 Massachusetts Historic Preservation Matching Grant Program. Since 2020, we have worked in partnership with The 1772 Foundation...

Preservation Maryland Launches New Service to Aid Organizations With Historic Revitalization Projects
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: August 24, 2022

  The Revitalization Support Center Joins the Nonprofit’s Historic Property Redevelopment Program to Help Preserve Historic Properties in Maryland. Preservation Maryland is pleased to...

Preservation Action Launches 2022 Historic Preservation Congressional Candidate Survey
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 20, 2022

  Preservation Action is excited announce the launch of our 2022 Congressional Candidate Historic Preservation Survey. For the fourth time, Preservation Action is surveying U.S House and Senate candidates...

Preservation Action Launches Initiative Inviting Congress to Visit Historic Tax Credit Projects
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 19, 2022

  Preservation Action is launching an initiative to ramp up advocacy efforts around the Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act (H.R. 2294, S. 2266) by inviting members of Congress...

National Park Service Awards $7 million to Preserve Sites Related to the Nation’s Founding
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 14, 2022

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today awarded $7 million in the inaugural round of funding for the Semiquincentennial Grant Program commemorating the 250th anniversary of the...

African American Civil Rights (AACR) FY2022 Notice of Funding Opportunity
Contributed by National Park Service, State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division
Posted: August 6, 2022

  The goal of the African American Civil...

Preservation Grants for Historic Black Churches Available Now
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 25, 2022

  Do you know a historic Black church that needs funding to strengthen its capital, staffing, and operations?Let them know that they may be eligible for a Preserving Black Churches grant, a new preservation...

House Passes Minibus Including Interior Appropriations Bill
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 22, 2022

  From Preservation Action: This week the House passed six of their 12 appropriations bills, 220-207, as part of a minibus spending package (H.R. 8294). This included the FY23 Interior, Environment,...

House Passes Public Lands Bills Establishing New National Heritage Areas
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 22, 2022

  From Preservation Action: This week the House passed nine public lands bills, including three bills that establish new National Heritage Areas and legislation to reauthorize the National...

Largest U.S. Fund to Save African American Heritage Announces $3M in 2022 Grants
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 21, 2022

  Today, the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund (AACHAF), a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, announced $3 million in grant funding to protect and preserve sites...

Nominations Are Now Open: Best of Maryland Awards 2022
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: July 21, 2022

  The Best of Maryland Award nomination period is now open for 2022. Nominations are due August 31, 2022. Preservation Maryland’s Best of Maryland Awards shine a spotlight on the ceaseless...

Seeking Nominations - Most Endangered Historic Resources (Preservation Massachusetts)
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: July 21, 2022

  For nearly 30 years, the Most Endangered Historic Resources Program (MER) has been one of PM’s primary tools for identifying endangered resources and working with partners toward positive...

National Park Service Awards $537,005 in Tribal Heritage Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 18, 2022

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service today announced $537,005 in grants for 11 projects from across the country to support the protection of America’s native cultures. “Through these...

American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Announce 25 Recipients of the $1 Million “Backing Historic Small Restaurants” Grant Program
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 13, 2022

  American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation today announced the 25 U.S. historic independent restaurants that will collectively receive $1 million in grant funding through the...

Minnesota's State Historic Tax Credit Expires
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: July 7, 2022

  From Preservation Action: Disappointing news out of Minnesota this week, where the state's very successful Historic Tax Credit program has expired. Minnesota's Historic Tax Credit (HTC) program,...

Winners Announced - Backing Historic Small Restaurants Grant Program
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 7, 2022

  Together with American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation is again offering the Backing Historic Small Restaurants Grant Program to aid restaurant recovery amid ongoing challenges...

Harrison Goodall Grant for Innovative Historic Preservation
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: July 1, 2022

  The Harrison Goodall Grant for Innovative Historic Preservation gives graduate students and enterprising professionals the opportunity to undertake a focused pursuit that makes a meaningful contribution to...

House Appropriations Committee Releases FY23 Draft Interior Bill Including Support for the HPF
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: June 30, 2022

  From Preservation Action: This week the House Appropriations Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee held the markup for their FY23 Interior Appropriations...

Now Accepting Nominations - 2022 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation
Contributed by DC Preservation League
Posted: June 30, 2022

  The DC Preservation League is accepting nominations for the 2022 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation. Categories include Archaeology, Design and Construction,...

What's Next for the National Impact Agenda Lead the Change by Submitting a Case Study or Joining the Leadership Cohort (National Trust for Historic Preservation)
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 30, 2022

  From the National Trust for Historic Preservation:

National Park Visitor Spending Contributed $42.5 Billion to U.S. Economy in 2021
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 24, 2022

  WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today announced that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2021 resulted in a $42.5 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and...

Announcing the 2022 Massachusetts Historic Preservation Grant Recipients
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: June 22, 2022

  Preservation Massachusetts, in cooperation with The 1772 Foundation, is pleased to introduce the Massachusetts Historic Preservation Matching Grant Recipients for 2022! In 2019,...

National Park Service Awards $3.4 Million in Grants to Preserve and Interpret World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 22, 2022

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced $3,405,000 in Japanese American Confinement Sites grants. These funds will support 19 preservation, restoration, and education projects...

Nominations Being Accepted for ACHP/HUD's Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: June 22, 2022

  From Preservation Action: The Advisory Council for Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are currently accepting nominations for...

National Park Services Announces $7.27 Million in Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 5, 2022

  The National Park Service announced$7.27 million in Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants. This important grant program, named after longtime Vermont preservationist Paul Bruhn, supports...

Help support training for the next generation of preservationists - National Preservation Institute
Contributed by National Preservation Institute
Posted: June 3, 2022

  As you may know, during the pandemic, the National Preservation Institute moved to online training for the first time. We are excited to see a broader range of participants since the kickoff...

Legislation to Temporarily Expand Ohio's Historic Tax Credit Heads to Governor's Desk
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: June 3, 2022

  From Preservation Action: Legislation to temporarily expand Ohio's state historic tax credit program is heading to Gov. Mike Dewine for his signature. S.B. 225, unanimously...

History of Equal Rights Grants Program FY22 Notice of Funding Opportunity
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants (STLPG) Division of the National Park Service
Posted: May 26, 2022

  The State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division is now accepting applications for the History of Equal Rights (HER) grant program. Before applying, please make sure that you...

Announcing the 2022 Great American Main Street Award Winners
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 25, 2022

  Main Street America is proud to recognize Heart of Biddeford in Biddeford, Maine; Hammond Downtown Development District in Hammond, Louisiana; and Laramie Main Street Alliance in Laramie,...

National Park Service Awards $1 Million to Protect Historic Battlefields in Arkansas, Louisiana and South Carolina
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 20, 2022

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) today awarded $1,002,112.35 in Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants to the Arkansas Department of Parks,...

Preservation Action Hosts Preservation Month Virtual Congressional Briefing
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 20, 2022

  In recognition of National Historic Preservation Month, Preservation Action along with the Historic Preservation Congressional Caucus held a virtual Preservation Month Congressional Briefing earlier...

Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios Program Launches New Affiliate Category to Expand and Diversify Membership
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 18, 2022

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today the launch of a new Affiliate category of membership for acceptance into their prestigious Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios...

Seven to Save: 2022-2023 Edition (Preservation League of NYS)
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: May 18, 2022

  Since 1999, the Preservation League has highlighted New York’s most endangered historic sites through its Seven to Save program. The League works closely with local advocates over the course of the...

Urge Your Senators to Sign-on to the Bipartisan FY23 Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter Today (Preservation Action)
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 18, 2022

  From Preservation Action: The appropriations process is in full swing in Congress, which will determine Fiscal Year 2023 funding levels for historic preservation and we need your...

Governor Hogan Signs Historic Tax Credit Bill Into Law
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: May 16, 2022

  Preservation Maryland’s Director of Government Relations Elly Cowan joined Senator Katie Fry Hester and Isaac Meyer from Compass Government Relations Partners in Annapolis May 16, 2022 as the Historic...

Help Requested Identifying Ukrainian Archival, Cultural, and Scientific Collections Under Threat
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: May 15, 2022

  The US Department of State, the Interagency Working Group on Scientific Collections (IWGSC), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI) are working...

National Park Service awards $16.2 million to help preserve African American civil rights history
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 11, 2022

  Following a tour of Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson, New Jersey, National Park Service (NPS) Director Chuck Sams announced the award of $16,247,500 in African American Civil Rights...

ACHP Seeks Public Input on Proposal Easing Federal Efforts to Install Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: May 10, 2022

  Washington, D.C.–The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is seeking public input on a proposed exemption that would release all federal agencies from the requirement to consider the effects...

National Park Service announces $73.6M in Historic Preservation Grants to states and Tribes
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 9, 2022

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the distribution of $57,675,000 in historic preservation grants for states, territories, and partnering nations, and $16 million to...

Essex Heritage Announces 2022 Partnership Grant Recipients
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: May 4, 2022

  May 4, 2022 – The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announced the 2022...

The National Trust for Historic Preservation Announces the 35th Annual List of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 4, 2022

  Today, we release the 35th annual list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. Each year, this list shines a light on the threats facing some of the nation’s greatest cultural treasures....

400 Years of African American History Commission to award $150,000 in National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 2, 2022

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced the availability of $150,000 in National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Grants. This grant program, funded by the 400 Years of African...

National Park Service Awards $3.27 Million to Help Preserve America’s Equal Rights History
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 1, 2022

  WASHINGTON – Ten historic sites associated with the preservation of civil rights history in America will receive a combined $3.27 million in National Park Service History of Equal Rights Grants. These...

National Park Service awards $1M to help preserve underrepresented community history
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 11, 2022

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today awarded $1 million in Underrepresented Community Grants to 22 projects in 16 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam. These funds will support...

Historic Seattle - Call for Preservation Award Nominations
Contributed by Historic Seattle
Posted: April 10, 2022

  Each year Historic Seattle honors outstanding people and projects in preservation and we need your nominations! Categories: ...

National Park Service Awards $2.3 Million to Support Community Efforts to Preserve Local History Through Battlefields
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 10, 2022

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) today awarded $2,347,080 in Battlefield...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Awards 80 Grants to Support Telling the Full History
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: April 10, 2022

  Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced the award of $2.5 million in grants to 80 organizations across 39 states. The grants are awarded through the National Trust’s Telling...

Urge Your Representative to Sign-on to the Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 10, 2022

  From Preservation Action: Congress is kicking off the appropriations process which will determine Fiscal Year 2023 funding levels for historic preservation and we need your help! The...

Preservation Action: Preservation Action Hero of the Year
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 1, 2022

  To acknowledge the work of our partners, who are key to the success of historic preservation nationwide, Preservation Action extends its appreciation through the Preservation Action Hero of the Quarter...

Updated Federal Training Course on Working Effectively with Tribal Governments Now Available
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: March 31, 2022

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Working Effectively with American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments, an online training course to provide users with a better understanding and greater knowledge of...

National Park Service adds 16 new listings to the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 30, 2022

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service has added 16 new listings to the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. The 16 new listings across 11 states join 700 sites, facilities, and programs...

President proposes $3.6 billion budget for the National Park Service in FY23
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 28, 2022

  WASHINGTON — The Biden-Harris Administration today submitted to Congress the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2023. The President’s Budget details his vision to expand on the historic progress...

Backing Historic Small Restaurants Grant Program (National Trust for Historic Preservation / American Express)
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 24, 2022

  Together with American Express, we at the National Trust for Historic Preservation are once again offering the Backing Historic...

Urge Your Members of Congress to Co-sponsor the African American Burial Grounds Preservation Act
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 19, 2022

  From Preservation Action: Last month, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) introduced the African American Burial Grounds Preservation Act (S....

Director Sams Highlights Billion-Dollar Investment in NPS Infrastructure During Visit to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 16, 2022

  WASHINGTON—During a visit to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site (NHS), National Park Service Director Chuck Sams toured a $15.2 million construction project...

President Biden Designates Amache National Historic Site as America’s Newest National Park
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 16, 2022

  WASHINGTON — President Biden signed the Amache National Historic Site Act today, designating the Amache site in Granada, Colorado as part of the National Park System. This designation, the first in...

Nominations Open for the 2022 DeMuro Awards (Restore Oregon)
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: March 11, 2022

  Now in its 10th year, the DeMuro Awards promote historic preservation and reuse in Oregon by spotlighting and celebrating outstanding rehabilitation projects, and sharing the lessons learned...

Apply for a Two-Week Preservation Fellowship: The Pocantico Center Preservation Fellowship
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 8, 2022

  The Pocantico Center Preservation Fellowship is a two-week residential fellowship in historic preservation that provides the opportunity to reside and work in the historic Marcel Breuer...

Historic Seattle: Call for Preservation Award Nominations
Contributed by Historic Seattle
Posted: March 8, 2022

  Each year Historic Seattle honors outstanding people and projects in preservation and we need your nominations!

National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund Awards a Total of $650,000 in Grants to Five HBCUs
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund
Posted: March 2, 2022

  On behalf of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, I am pleased to announce another important milestone in our effort to preserve and empower...

Semiquincentennial Grant Program (State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants - National Park Service)
Contributed by State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants - National Park Service
Posted: February 26, 2022

  The National Park Service is pleased to honor the 250th anniversary of the United States with the launch of the Semiquincentennial Grant Program. This is a new grant program created by Congress in...

African American Burial Grounds Preservation Act Introduced in Senate
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: February 20, 2022

  From Preservation Action: This week, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) introduced the African American Burial Grounds Preservation Act (S....

Action Alert: Urge Your Rep to Co-Sponsor the Historic Preservation Enhancement Act
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: February 12, 2022

  From Preservation Action: Rep. Teresa Leger-Fernández (D-NM) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) recently introduced the Historic Preservation Enhancement Act (H.R. 6589)...

"A Dream Come True," Visionary: Burket's Silver Spring Library, Wright-Inspired: Adaptive Reuse
Contributed by Marcia Stickle
Posted: February 11, 2022

  Visionary: Burket's Silver Spring Library, Wright-Inspired: Adaptive Reuse, Stand Alone, Sensitive Incorporation Into New Development to Protect, Preserve, Honor It Contributed By: Marcia...

Apply for the 2022 Los Angeles Conservancy Preservation Awards By February 25th!
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: February 8, 2022

  Submit your historic preservation project or send us a lead if you know of a great project. Please note that projects must be completed by the time the application is submitted.

Bill Introduced to Permanently Authorize and Fully Fund the Historic Preservation Fund at $300 Million
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: February 7, 2022

  From Preservation Action: This week, Rep. Teresa Leger-Fernández (D-NM) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced the Historic Preservation Enhancement Act...

Nominations for SC Preservation Awards 2022 (Preservation South Carolina)
Contributed by Preservation South Carolina
Posted: January 31, 2022

  Do you know an Individual or Business that represents the best of Historic Preservation in our state? Nominate them for the 2022 Historic Preservation Awards! Submission Deadline:...

National Park Service awards $1.1 million to preserve over 70 acres of American Revolutionary and Civil War battlefields in four states
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 30, 2022

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (NPS ABPP) today awarded $1,114,358 in Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants to the City of Parkers Crossroads in...

Save America's Treasures - Application Deadline Extended to March 10, 2022
Contributed by National Park Service - State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants
Posted: January 30, 2022

  Deadline extended for Save America’s Treasures (SAT) grants from the Historic Preservation Fund that provide preservation and conservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties...

National Historic Preservation Act as a Model for the Protection of Sacred Places in Other Nations
Contributed by The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: January 26, 2022

  (WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation recently released a report, The...

Bill to Establish State Historic Tax Credit Introduced in Florida
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: January 22, 2022

  From Preservation Action: Legislation was introduced in the Florida House and Senate to create a state Historic Tax Credit program. The Main Street Tourism and Historic Revitalization...

$20M Lilly Endowment Grant to Preserve Black Churches
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 20, 2022

  From the National Trust for Historic Preservation: Since our nation was founded, Black churches have led at the forefront of critical and meaningful democratic reform in our society....

Tribal Heritage Grant Program is Now Accepting Applications
Contributed by The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division
Posted: January 20, 2022

  The State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division is now accepting applications for the the Tribal Heritage Grant Program. This program is funded by the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF)...

Essex Heritage Announces 2022 Partnership Grant Program - 12 Grants to be Awarded to Local Organizations
Contributed by Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage)
Posted: January 19, 2022

  January 18th, 2022 – The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announced the start...

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Grant Program is Now Accepting Applications
Contributed by The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division
Posted: January 18, 2022

  The State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division is now accepting applications for the the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Preservation grant program. This program is funded...

State Announces $3.46 Million in Capital Grants for Arts, Culture, Heritage and Public Historic Sites
Contributed by R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission
Posted: January 18, 2022

  PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Heritage Commission (RIHPHC) jointly announced today...

A Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Will Fund Industrial Grit and Graffiti Program
Contributed by Rivers of Steel
Posted: January 15, 2022

  In the decades following the collapse of big steel, the Carrie Furnaces became a laboratory for experimentation—a time on the site when graffiti writers crossed paths with urban explorers, scrappers, and...

National Preservation Awards 2022
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 8, 2022

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is now accepting nominations for the 2022 National Preservation Awards. This is the nomination form for all award categories. Please read the eligibility...

New Report Shows Economic Impact of the Historic Tax Credit
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: January 8, 2022

  A new report from the National Park Service and Rutgers University’s Center for Urban Policy Research, shows the continued economic impact of the Historic Tax Credit (HTC). According to the "Annual Report...

Rehabilitation of Historic Milwaukee Soldiers Home into Veterans Housing Honored by the ACHP and HUD
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: January 5, 2022

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today announced the Milwaukee Soldiers Home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin,...

Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grant Program is Now Accepting Applications
Contributed by The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division
Posted: January 4, 2022

  The State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division is now accepting applications for the the Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants Program. This program is funded by the...

Federal historic preservation tax incentives generated $7 billion in GDP and 122,000 jobs in 2020
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 3, 2022

  WASHINGTON - According to the Rutgers University’s Center for Urban Policy Research, the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program contributed more than $13.8 billion in output in...

Tribal Heritage Grant Program is Now Accepting Applications
Contributed by The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division
Posted: January 3, 2022

  The State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division is now accepting applications for the the Tribal Heritage Grant Program. This program is funded by the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF)...

State Awards $250,000 Grant to Preservation Maryland to Preserve Historic Ellicott City Jail
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: December 14, 2021

  The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded $250,000 to Preservation Maryland to partner with Howard County on the revitalization of the historic Ellicott City Jail, a...

National Park Service Awards $3.3 Million to Preserve 536 Acres of American Revolutionary and Civil War Battlefields
Contributed by American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP)
Posted: December 9, 2021

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) today awarded $3,378,437 in Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants to the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee and...

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Offers Free E Learning Courses
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: December 8, 2021

  Interested in learning more about how communities can get involved in federal projects that may affect historic resources? The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is offering several free...

Seven Tribes sign preservation agreements with the National Park Service
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: November 30, 2021

  WASHINGTON – Seven new Tribal Historic Preservation agreements were completed and signed with Tribes in seven states in 2021. The NPS welcomes the following new Tribal Historic Preservation partners:

National Park Service awards a record $4.6 million to preserve Williamsburg Battlefield in Virginia
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: November 23, 2021

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (NPS ABPP) awarded a $4.6 million Battlefield Land Acquisition Grant to protect 250.84 acres of the Williamsburg Battlefield...

Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Announces Its 2022 List of State’s 10 ‘Places in Peril’
Contributed by The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 18, 2021

  ATLANTA, Nov. 17 — The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released today its 2022 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state. Sites on the list include: Ansley Park in Atlanta...

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2022 Preservation Awards (Preservation Massachusetts)
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: November 15, 2021

  We are now accepting nominations for our 2022 Preservation Awards! Nominations are due by 5:00 PM on Monday, January 31, 2021. The nomination form and process is entirely...

Historic Preservation Fund Competitive Grant Programs Now Accepting Applications
Contributed by National Park Service - State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division
Posted: November 11, 2021

  The State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division is now accepting applications for the following grant programs: ...

Matching Grants for Preservation Projects (The 1772 Foundation / Preservation Massachusetts)
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: November 11, 2021

  The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with Preservation Massachusetts, is making 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 available for exterior preservation projects, such as ...

Call for Letters of Intent for the 2022 List of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 8, 2021

  Every year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation publishes its national list of the most endangered historic places in order to raise the alarm, galvanize public support, and advance solutions...

Historic Tax Credit Provisions Not Included in Latest Draft of Build Back Better Act - Take Action!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: November 6, 2021

  Over the last several weeks House and Senate leaders have been negotiating the Build Back Better Act, President Biden's social infrastructure reconciliation package. As a result, the size and scope of...

National Program Will Award Over Two Million Dollars in Grants to 15 Historically Significant Congregations Across the U.S.
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 6, 2021

  The National Fund for Sacred Places, a program managed by Partners for Sacred Places in collaboration with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is pleased to announce that 15 historic congregations...

Senate Interior Spending Bill Markup Includes Record $180 Million for Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: October 23, 2021

  From Preservation Action: The Senate Appropriations Committee released a draft of the Senate Interior Appropriations Bill Markup this week. The bill included a substantial...

National Park Service Website Migration
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 21, 2021

  Many of the webpages managed by the NPS State, Tribal, Local, Plans Grants Division (STLPG) have migrated to three new websites. All information regarding grant applications, programs, and management...

National Park Service awards $917K in debut of Battlefield Interpretive Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 18, 2021

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (NPS ABPP) today awarded $917,173 in Battlefield Interpretation Grants to preservation partners across the country....

Historic Preservation Fund Competitive Grant Programs Accepting Applications
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: October 17, 2021

  From Preservation Action: Several competitive grant programs, funded through the Historic Preservation Fund, are currently accepting applications. Together these programs are helping...

House Committee Advances Bills Protecting Cultural Heritage and Establishing New Heritage Areas
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: October 17, 2021

  This week, the House Natural Resources Committee held a markup hearing on several bills, including legislation that impacts cultural heritage and public lands. The committee voted by unanimous...

Underground Railroad Sites, Programs and Facilities Recognized: Network to Freedom Announces 18 New Listings in 11 States
Contributed by National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (National Park Service)
Posted: September 30, 2021

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service is adding 18 new listings to the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. The new listings, alongside 698 others already in the Network, provide insight...

Advocacy Alert: Raise your voice in support of Historic Tax Credits
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: September 28, 2021

  From Preservation League of NYS: As you may have heard, the recent U.S. House infrastructure legislation included provisions to improve the federal historic tax credit - improving...

Architectural Salvage Program for Rancho Los Amigos South Campus Project
Contributed by Monica Wilson
Posted: September 27, 2021

  Los Angeles County Public Works is conducting an architectural salvage program for structural fixtures from the Rancho Los Amigos South Campus prior to demolition of several buildings. Early 20th-century...

Fitch Fellowships: Now Accepting Applications for 2022 Funding
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: September 22, 2021

  Applications for 2022 funding are now being accepted. Applications must be submitted by November 10, 2021, at 11PM EST. Applicants may apply for one of three available grants: the FITCH Mid-Career...

Pryor Brown Garage Endangered by Neglect
Contributed by Knox Heritage
Posted: September 22, 2021

  KNOXVILLE, TN, 09/22 — Knox Heritage is issuing a community-wide call to action to save the historic Pryor Brown Garage from demolition by neglect. On September 20, 2021, the City of Knoxville closed...

More Funds for Preservation Projects! 1772 Foundation Makes $125,000 Available for MA Preservation Projects in 2022
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: September 15, 2021

  Preservation Massachusetts is pleased to announce the 2022 round of the

Restore Oregon Announces Winners of the 2021 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: September 15, 2021

  PORTLAND, OR--September 14, 2021--Restore Oregon has selected eleven historic projects across Oregon to receive a 2021 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation, the state’s highest honor...

House Committees Begin Drafting $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Package. Urge Support for Historic Tax Credit Enhancements
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: September 11, 2021

  From Preservation Action: This week, House committees began considering their portions of the $3.5 trillion 'Build...

National Park Service and Partner Agencies Announce $15.5 Million in Save America’s Treasures Grants
Contributed by National Park Service - State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division
Posted: September 11, 2021

  The National Park Service (NPS) in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS)...

National September 11 Memorial & Museum receives $2.5 million grant from National Park Service
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 7, 2021

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today announced it has awarded the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York City a $2.5 million 9/11 Memorial Act grant. The funding will provide...

Now Accepting Applications for Historic Religious Properties Grant Program
Contributed by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
Posted: September 5, 2021

  The deadline for the 2022 cycle is December 3, 2021. Our organization is now accepting grant applications for the 2022 cycle of the Historic Religious Properties Grant program. The only...
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