Semiquincentennial Grants

Important Eligibility Information

  • Eligible applicants may include local governments, non-profit organizations, public and non-profit institutions of higher education, and tribes. Notably, the Fiscal Year 2023 Semiquincentennial grant program does not require resources to be owned by a State government.
  • All resources must be listed in the National Register of Historic Places (including National Historic Landmarks) individually or as contributing to a listed district at the time of application to be eligible for this program.
  • Buildings, structures, sites, districts, and objects considered significant for their association with or commemoration of people, places, or events between the earliest known resources and December 31, 1800, may be considered as associated with the "founding of the nation."

When funding is available, application packages must be submitted using in response to a notice of funding opportunity number under Assistance Listing (formerly CFDA) 15.966.

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Program Fact Sheet

A short summary of the Semiquincentennial Grant Program that has general information on funding priorities, project and applicant eligibility, and upcoming important due dates and deadlines.

Fact sheets are intended to provide an overview of the grant program. Full application details and requirements will always be outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity posted to

Links to Application Information

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      Helpful Links for Grantees and Applicants

      To learn more about the ways that the National Park Service is connected to the preservation of historic sites nationwide, check out the links below. Feel free to look up specific properties listed as National Historic Landmarks or properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places using these sites.

      Last updated: June 5, 2024