State, Tribal, and Local Grants
The State, Tribal, and Local Grants (STLPG) division manages several grant programs to assist with a variety of historic preservation and community projects focused on heritage preservation. Below is a list of the Grant Programs managed by this Division. Frequently the Program and desigantion of specific groups is managed outside of this division.
The HPF Manual details the requirements of all activities funded by the Historic Preservation Fund. The Grants listed below are funded by the Historic Preservation Fund, which was established is to help fund the programs engendered by the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA; Public Law 89-665; 16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.) is legislation intended to preserve historical and archaeological sites in the United States of America. The All HPF-assisted activities must meet standards set by the Secretary of the Interior.
State Historic Preservation Office HPF Grants
Annual Matching Funds based on an apportionment formula to assist in expanding and accelerating State historic preservation activities.
Tribal Historic Preservation Office Grants
The Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) provides annually-appropriated funding to Tribal Historic Preservation Offices (THPO) to protect and conserve important Tribal cultural and historic assets and sites. The grant funding assists them in executing their historic preservation programs and activities pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act and other relevant laws.
Tribal Heritage Grants (previously Tribal Project Grants)
Competitive matching grants to Federally recognized Indian tribes for cultural and historic preservation projects.
Save America's Treasures
A competitive matching grant program to fund bricks and mortar preservation and/or conservation work on nationally significant intellectual and cultural artifacts and historic structures and sites. Authorized but not currently funded.
A competitive matching- grant program to fund designated Preserve America Communities to support preservation efforts through heritage tourism, education, and historic preservation planning. Authorized but not currently funded.
Hurricane Disaster Relief Grants
The hurricane season of 2005 was a devastating event for the Gulf Coast; Hurricanes Katrina and Rita destroyed lives, communities, families, and countless historic resources. In response to this loss of historic fabric and with the hope that many of the remaining resources could be saved the National Park Service received a total of $53 million in federal grant funding to aid in the historic preservation efforts in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Additional NPS Preservation Related Grant Programs...coming soon