Grants

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.

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.)

Please review this summery document for detailed information about the Division of Historical Resources Historic Preservation Grants Program (pdf).

Grants Category Information

There are two categories of grants offered by the Florida Division of Historical Resources. Please click on the links below to learn more about each type.

  Special Category GrantsSmall Matching Grants
Application Period September 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014 April 1, 2014 - May 31, 2014
Reviewed December 2014 July 2014
Funding Request $50,000 to $350,000 Up to $50,000
Reviewed By Florida Historical Commission Secretary Approved Panel (pdf)
Grant Period July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2017 July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

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

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Grants Contact

BHPgrants@dos.myflorida.com
850.245.6333

Address
Historic Preservation Grants Program
R. A. Gray Building
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

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