The National Park Service’s State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division is now accepting applications for two exciting grants that may be of interest.  Both grant programs are competitive in nature and you must apply through in order for your applications to be considered.

UNDERREPRESENTED COMMUNITIES:  Eligible applicants are Federally Recognized Indian Tribes, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiian Organizations, States and Territories, and Certified Local Governments. Matching funds are not required, but may be considered as part of the evaluation process.  Your cultural institution would need to partner with one of the aforementioned eligible applicants in order to apply for grant funds.  

Types of eligible projects include surveys and inventories of historic properties associated with communities underrepresented in the National Register, as well as the development of nominations to the National Register for specific sites.  More information on the grants is located on our website:

Matching funds are not required, but may be considered as part of the evaluation process.

To apply, head to and search for Funding Opportunity Number: P18AS00554 or Underrepresented Community (URC) Grants. The deadline is November 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET. Read the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) under each opportunity number for more details.

Questions? Contact us at 202-354-2020 or