National Trust for Historic Preservation Grant Funds Seek to Encourage Preservation at the Local Level: Apply Today!

The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) has made funds available to encourage preservation at the local level by supporting preservation work and providing seed money for preservation projects. These grants will help:

  • Stimulate public discussion
  • Enable local groups to gain the technical expertise needed for preservation projects
  • Introduce the public to preservation concepts and techniques
  • Encourage financial participation by the private sector

Eligible applicants can receive support for various planning activities and education efforts focused on preservation, while launching new initiatives or aiding on-going efforts.

  • Planning: Supporting existing staff (nonprofit applicants only) or obtaining professional expertise in areas such as architecture, archaeology, engineering, preservation planning, land-use planning and law.
  • Education and Outreach: Support for preservation education activities aimed at the public. NTHP remains particularly interested in programs aimed at reaching new audiences. Funding will be provided to projects that employ innovative techniques and formats aimed at introducing new audiences to the preservation movement, whether that be through education programming or conference sessions.

NTHP grants range up to $5,000, and the selection process remains competitive. The next upcoming deadline for this program will be Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Click here to learn more about the application process and other grant specifics!

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