Resources for National Heritage Area Staff
The following documents provide useful information for NHA and NPS staff, as well as the interested public. These documents include NHA requirements, technical assistance, and how NHAs succeed.
With NPS assistance, NHA entity staff develop long rang management plans that guide policy and partnership activities within each national heritage area.
Approved national heritage area management plans
Congressionally authorized NHA entities are eligible to recieve funding through the Heritage Partership Program Fund. Funds are distributed to NHA entities through cooperative agreements.
Guidance on agreements and federal requirements
Guidance on matching funds
NPS funds and oversees Congressionally-mandated evaluations of national heritage area impacts, outcomes, and sustainability.
Library of evaluations and evaluation resources
NPS hosts live and web training opportunities for NHA entity staff. Below are links to some of our recent webinar training materials.
Using New Media for Interpretation
Entreprenurial Funding Strategies