Blog

Save America's Treasures Grants Available

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Tuesday, January 09, 2018

The National Park Service in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities is now accepting applications for $5 million in matching grants to support the preservation of nationally significant historic properties and collections through the Save America’s Treasures program. The Save America’s Treasures program was established by in 1998. In 2014, the American Architectural Foundation (AAF) became the official nonprofit partner of the Save America’s Treasures program.

 

The program requires applicants to raise project funds from other sources to “match” the grant money, which is awarded after a competitive review of project proposals. Grantees must provide dollar-for-dollar match, meaning for each federal dollar put towards the project, at least one non-federal dollar must also be used. Buildings and collections which have previously received Saving America’s Treasures grants are not eligible to receive a second grant for the same building or collection.

 

Save America’s Treasures has assisted more than 300 National Historic Landmarks (NHL), 28 properties contributing to NHL historic districts, over 250 buildings individually listed in the National Register of Historic Places, over 70 properties contributing to National Register historic districts, as well as hundreds of nationally-significant collections in museums across the country.

 

The Save America’s Treasures program is funded using revenue from Outer Continental Shelf oil releases, not tax dollars. The program began in 1999 and has leveraged over $315 million in federal appropriations to attract $377 million in private investment to help communities preserve nationally significant properties and collections across the country, creating more than 16,000 jobs along the way.

 

Eligible projects include the conservation of collections and physical preservation work to historic buildings. All projects must be nationally significant; meaning listed as National Historic Landmarks or at the national level of significance in the National Register of Historic Places, or a case made for a collection’s national significance.

 

The deadline for applications is February 21, 2018 (11:59 p.m., EST). More information, including grant application materials, is available on the grant program website at https://go.nps.gov/sat



Recent Posts


Tags

Historic Preservation Restoration Grants Pope County Arkansas Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council Fayetteville Arkansas Abolition of Slavery Miller County Little Rock Central High School Henry Koen Office Building Trail of Tears in Arkansas downtown revitalization Mississippi County Arkansas Phillips County Arkansas Louisiana Main Street program Barney Elias House Camden Arkansas Central High School Neighborhood Historic District Clarendon Arkansas Burdette Arkansas White County Courthouse Turner Restoration Arkansas Historic Preservation Renaissance Revival Architecture Stearns/Gehring Chapel Cemetery Forrest City Arkansas Main Street Siloam Springs Newton County Arkansas Carlisle Rock Island Railroad Depot Kiblah School historic architecture Helena Arkansas Historic Preservation Alliance "Let Freedom Ring" Travel Grants Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Free Courthouse Poster Arkansas History Rosenwald Schools historic Arkansas properties Houston Methodist Episcopal Church South Main Street Ozark Folk Victorian Architecture Flood Control slipcover removal grants Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery Preservation Library Gothic Revival architecture Main Street Arkansas Russellville Arkansas Roe Arkansas Bogg Springs Arkansas historic resort communities Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium Museum Arkansas African American Civil War History Art Deco Architecture Burdette Plantation 13th Amendment Madison County Arkansas Montgomery County Arkansas U.S. Army Corps of Engineers free history tours Sunken Lands steel window restoration workshop Sandwiching in History Evelyn Gill Walker House Tudor Revival Architecture Arkansas Railroad History St. Francis County Historical Society National Register of Historic Main Street Texarkana African American education Delta Cultural Center Little Rock Fire Station No. 2 Free Cemetery Preservation Workshops Monroe County Arkansas U.S. Forest Service North Little Rock Arkansas Edgar Monsanto Queeny Main Street Arkansas:Real Estate Transfer Tax historic telephone booth Monsanto Chemical Corporation Booneville Historical Preservation Society Monroe County Courthouse Forrest City Cemetery Civilian Conservation Corps Estes-Williams Post #61 American Legion Hut Centennial Baptist Church Morrilton Arkansas Paris Arkansas Ozark Farming free historic preservation workshop free teacher resources Arkansas Register of Historic Places Main Street Searcy Naturalistic Architecture Nevada County Arkansas Arkansas State University Heritage Sites Montgomery County Courthouse Three States Lumber Company News Release Benton Arkansas Ouachita County Arkansas Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Elias Camp Morris County courthouse Restoration Grants Duck Hunting Pike County Courthouse Free Lesson Plan Tolbert Gill Marked Tree Lock and Siphons Pike County Arkansas National Register of Historic Places Dr. Ruth Hawkins Arkansas Business History Pope County Courthouse Pulaski County Courthouse Main Street Batesville Huntsville Arkansas National Historic Landmark Civil Works Administration Historic County Courthouses Marked Tree Arkansas Erbie Arkansas Huntsville Commercial Historic District most endangered historic places Walks Through History Destination Downtown Conference Camden to Washington Road Mississippi County Courthouse Osceola cemetery preservsation Camden Public Library Arkansas religious history Old U.S. Post Office and Customs House Bogg Springs Hotel Rosston Arkansas Downtown Revitalization Grants Booneville Arkansas Freedom Park International-Style Architecture Freedmen's Bureau Saline County Arkansas Mid-Century Modern Architecture Arkansas Humanities Council cemetery preservation 19th Century Road Construction Craftsman style architecture Perry County Arkansas Parker-Hickman Farm Historic District Leake-Ingham Building Buffalo National River Houston Arkansas Wingmead 13th Amendment Classroom Presentation American Legion Arkansas History Lesson Plans Conway County Library Rustic Architecture Let Freedom Ring Main Street Dumas downtown economic development Arkansas Preservation Awards Poinsett County Arkansas Polk County Arkansas Doddridge Arkansas Real Estate Transfer Tax New Century Club of Camden Prairie County Arkansas Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Dionicio Rodriguez Arkansas Design Network Skillern House Mississippi Main Street Association

Archive