Tribal Heritage Grants
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    Tribal Heritage Grants

    Cultural Resources National Park Service

Application Guidance

The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division is currently accepting applications through May 5, 2021 for Tribal Heritage Grants from the Historic Preservation Fund. Eligible applicants are Indian Tribes, Alaska Native Villages/Corporations, and Native Hawaiian Organizations. For reference, general guidelines and instructions are provided below.

Who is Eligible?

    1. Federally recognized Indian tribes
    2. Alaska Native Villages/Corporations
    3. Native Hawaiian organizations defined as eligible applicants under the National Historic Preservation Act
The funding opportunity is limited to the groups above as defined by 54 USC 300309, 54 USC 300313, 54 USC 300314.

How to Apply:
Application packages must be submitted using in response to a notice of funding opportunity number under Catalogue of Federal Assistance number 15.904. Detailed application instructions are posted on For technical issues related to using or questions about registering with, please call 1-800-518-4726. For questions about completing an application, please email our office or call 202-354-2020.

Before You Apply:
    1. Ensure that Adobe Acrobat Reader is installed and updated on your computer.
    2. Ensure that your registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) is finalized, complete, and up-to-date.
    3. Ensure that your registration with is complete and current.

Registration with these sites can take 2 to 3 weeks, so please allow plenty of time. If the project is funded, applicants should expect to be able to begin work no sooner than the fall. Please take this into consideration when creating a project timeline. Proposed projects should be completed within two to three years.