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Grant News 

DHR's next application cycle is scheduled to open April 1, 2018 (for both Small Matching and Special Category) at which point the online application system will allow applicants to apply. Applicants will be required to create a user profile and submit their application via this online system during the application submission cycle. We encourage all Grantees to log in and create user profiles, if they have not yet done so. Before you get started, you should look at the downloadable and printable FAQ document found here or by clicking the FAQ link when you get to the website.

Curious about Department of State grant opportunities? The Florida Division of Historical Resources and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs will be conducting Florida Department of State Grants Workshop Sessions. For more information about this year's workshops and to register visit our Upcoming Events page. 


  • Special Category Review and Ranking Public meeting was held on November 2. To obtain a copy a list of the FHC members use this link; copies of the agenda for this event can be accessed here; also copies of the content reviews can be accessed here.

           The FHC recommended a total of fifty-nine (59) FY 2018-2019 Special Category applications for funding to the Secretary of State. The final list of applications approved by the Secretary of State is below.  

     FY2019 Special Category Final Ranking Project List

  • Small Matching Review and Ranking Public Meetings were held on July 19 and 20. To obtain a copy of the list of panelists please access here; also copies of the agendas for that two-day event can be accessed here (July 19th) and here (July 20th).

           A Total of eighty-four (84) FY 2018-2019 Small Matching applications have been ranked; those are listed below.

             FY2019 Small Matching Final Ranking Project List (.pdf)

             FY2019 CLG Final Ranking Project List (.pdf)


  • Final Grant Funding FY2018

             FY2018 Small Matching Funded Project List (.pdf)

             FY2018 Special Category Funded Project List (.pdf)

             FY2018 Certified Local Government Funded Project List (.pdf)


  • Final Grant Funding for FY2017 

             FY2017 Small Matching Funded Project List (.pdf) 

             FY2017 Special Category Funded Project List (.pdf) 

             FY2017 Certified Local Government Small Matching Grant Funded Project List (.pdf)

Historic Preservation Grants Program Overview

The Historic Preservation Grants Program allocates state funds appropriated by the Legislature and federal funds apportioned to the state by the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, for the preservation and protection of the state's historic and archaeological sites and properties. The program is administered by the Bureau of Historic Preservation, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State and is governed by rules in Chapter 1A-39, Florida Administrative Code and Section 267.0617, Florida Statutes.

Two types of grants are awarded through this program: Small Matching Grants and Special Category Grants. Please see the respective pages for further information. 

Those eligible to apply for grant funding include state agencies, state universities, non-profit organizations, units of local government, cities, towns, and counties. Private property owners are not eligible for state grant funding from the Department of State’s Division of Historical Resources.

Grant Contract, Payment and Record Requirements

For grants recipients and potential grant recipients; please review and be familiar with the State requirements and guidelines for allowable project costs as outlined in the Department of Financial Services' Reference Guide for State Expenditures (.pdf)

Past Grant Award Search

To view past Bureau of Historic Preservation Grant Awards, visit the Division's Historic Preservation Grant Recipients Search page.  

To view past Department of State Grant Awards, visit the Department's Grants History Online Search Tool (GHOST).

Past Department of State grant books can be accessed here

Grants Contact

Physical Address

Historic Preservation Grants Program
Division of Historical Resources
R. A. Gray Building, 4th Floor
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

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