Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Underrepresented Communities
What is funded?
Grant projects must support the survey, inventory, and designation of historic properties that are associated with communities currently underrepresented in the National Register of Historic Places and among National Historic Landmarks, as determined by the National Park Service and the applicant. Successful proposals will emphasize creative projects that promote the preservation of your jurisdiction’s diverse cultural resources. The NPS encourages the development of public-private partnerships and robust community engagement leading to projects that will serve as models to communities nationwide for innovative survey and documentation strategies. The grant application review panel will give special consideration to projects that engage and employ youth, especially those projects with a service-learning component. Within one year of the completion of the grant, all projects must result in 1) the submission of a new nomination to the National Register of Historic Places or National Historic Landmark, or 2) the amendment to an existing National Register or National Historic Landmark nomination to include underrepresented communities.
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