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Department of Interior: Tribal Heritage Grants

Deadline: March 20, 2015

The National Park Service is accepting applications for Fiscal Year 2015 Historic Preservation Fund Grants. Grant categories are as follows:

Locating and identifying cultural resources, including:

  • 1) Survey and inventory of historic or significant places; and 2) Survey of traditional skills and information;
  • Preserving a historic property listed on the National Register, including: 1) Project planning (plans and specifications for preserving a specific structure or site); and 2) Repair work to preserve a specific historic structure or site;
  • Comprehensive Preservation Planning;
  • Oral History and Documenting Cultural Traditions;
  • Education and Training for a Historic Preservation Program; and
  • Other Projects involving Cultural and Historic Preservation.

Amount: $250,000 is available for up to 10 awards, ranging from $5,000-$40,000 ($60,000 for construction) per year. Grants are awarded once per year.

Eligibility: Federally recognized Indian tribes, Alaskan Native groups, and Native Hawaiian organizations defined as eligible under the National Historic Preservation Act.

Link: http://www.nps.gov/thpo/tribal-heritage/application.html

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