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The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division manages several grant programs to assist with a variety of historic preservation and community projects focused on heritage preservation. The funding for all of the below grants, regardless of program, comes from the Historic Preservation Fund.
More information about all of our currently funded project grant programs may be found below. Competitive grant programs provide financial assistance to support historic preservation projects to States, Tribes, local governments, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. Each grant program has its own eligiblity requirements as well as program objectives.
Competitive Grant Programs
Other National Park Service Grant Programs
In addition to Historic Preservation Fund grants, the National Park Service also operates more than 50 grant and community assistance programs not managed by the State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division. Some of these programs are:
- Japanese American Confinement Sites Grants (JACS) - a competitive matching grant program to fund the preservation and interpretation of confinement sites where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II
- Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Grants - grants for musuem, Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiin organizations to assist in consultation, documentation, and repatriation under NAGPRA
- American Battlefield Protection Program - Battlefield Land Acquisition, Battlefield Preservation Planning, Battlefield Interpretation and Battlefield Restoration grants support community-driven stewardship of battlefields and sites of armed conflict at the state, local and tribal levels.
Last updated: October 24, 2021