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Information on funding sources and awards for historic preservation and cultural resource management.  Includes information on grants, tax incentives, awards, scholarships, fellowships and other preservation funding sources. 

HistoricFunding.com Has Launched - NEW!
Contributed by HistoricFunding.com
Posted: October 4, 2022

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

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Membership Grants for Emerging Professionals - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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...

Announcing the Landscape History Fellowship: Estate Gardens - NEW!
Contributed by The Preservation Society of Newport County
Posted: September 18, 2022

  Of Important Note: Successful candidates will demonstrate a willingness to build community partnerships, as well as locate, identify, and collate primary resources. Through collaboration and guidance...

House Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Bills to Protect Tribal Cultural Resources - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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...

HistoricFunding.com Professional Services directory has launched - NEW!
Contributed by HistoricFunding.com
Posted: September 15, 2022

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

Fitch Fellowships: Now Accepting Applications for 2023 Funding - NEW!
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: September 14, 2022

  Applications for 2023 funding are now being accepted. Applications must be submitted by October 27, 2022, at 11PM EST. Applicants may apply for one of three available grants: the FITCH Mid-Career...

Paid Graduate Internships at the Getty Conservation Institute - NEW!
Contributed by Anna Duer
Posted: September 13, 2022

  Applications are now open for the 2023-2024 Getty Graduate Internship program! Opportunities are available in the Buildings Sites,...

Restore Oregon Announces Winners of the 2022 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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...

Applications Now Open: Conservation Guest Scholars Program 2023-2024
Contributed by Anna Duer
Posted: September 6, 2022

  The Getty Conservation Guest Scholars Program provides opportunities for professionals to pursue research on topics that bring new knowledge and fresh perspectives to the field of conservation. Guest...

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...

Preservation League of NYS - Call for Grant Reviewers
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: August 30, 2022

  The League offers two rounds of preservation planning grants each year: Technical Assistance Grants in the fall and Preserve New York grants in the spring. Each grant panel is made up of 4-6 professionals...

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 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...

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...

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...

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....

2022 NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Treatment Grant Program
Contributed by Priscilla Brendler
Posted: February 16, 2022

  The NYSCA/GHHN Conservation Treatment Grant Program is a partnership of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and GHHN that provides support for treatment procedures to aid in stabilizing...

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)...

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...

Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) Partners in Training Call for Proposals
Contributed by The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: February 3, 2022

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Spring 2022 round of its Partners in Training program. Since 2014, HPEF has provided over $350,000 to support...

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...

The National Trust Community Investment Corporation Seeking Historic Community Development Projects to Support
Contributed by National Trust Community Investment Corporation (NTCIC)
Posted: January 15, 2022

  National Trust Community Investment Corporation (NTCIC), an affiliate of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is among the largest tax credit investors and syndicators dedicated to historic...

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...

Mid-West Tool Collectors Association Announces New Scholarship Program
Contributed by Mark Eastlick
Posted: December 1, 2021

  The Mid-West Tool Collectors Association is pleased to announce the formation of the John and Janet Wells Preservation and Restoration Scholarship. The scholarship award is open to graduate and undergraduate...

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...

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 ...

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...

Announcing the National Trust for Canada's 2021 Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Award Winners
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: September 28, 2021

  Each year, the National Trust is pleased to recognize outstanding projects and historic places across the country. These Awards celebrate the exemplary projects and places that...

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...

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)...

Applications now open: Getty Conservation Guest Scholars Program
Contributed by Anna Duer
Posted: September 8, 2021

  The Conservation Guest Scholars Program provides opportunities for professionals to pursue research on topics that bring new knowledge and fresh perspectives to the field of conservation. Guest Scholar...

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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