Historic battlefields and sites of armed conflict are powerful reminders of the shared heritage of all Americans. To learn and heal from the past, the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program promotes the preservation and interpretation of these important places.

To support community-driven stewardship of historic resources, NPS ABPP administers four grant opportunities: Preservation Planning, Battlefield Land Acquisition, Battlefield Restoration, and Battlefield Interpretation grants. To learn more about the application process and specific eligibility requirements, explore our grants offerings below.


Battlefield Preservation Planning Grants
Preservation Planning Grants

Grants for research, planning, interpretation, and more.

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Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants

Grants for permanent battlefield protection. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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Battlefield Restoration Grants

Grants for restoring eligible sites of conflict to day-of battle conditions.

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Battlefield Interpretation Grants

Grants to modernize and enhance battlefield education and interpretation through technology

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Learn about various funding opportunities to preserve sites of armed conflict


Reports, tips, tools and resources for applying for grants

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Last updated: June 28, 2024