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Grants News

  • The DOS Grants website is open and can be accessed at We exhort 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.
  • There will be two How to Manage your Grant Webinars: the first will be on Thursday August 24,  2017 at 1:00 p.m. EST and the other will be on Wednesday October 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. EST. 

    The Webinar information is:

    Registration Link:

    Webinar ID: 284-766-851

    Phone Number: (213) 929-4212

    Access Code: 131-262-439


  • 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 of eighty-four (84) FY 2018-2019 Small Matching applications have been recommended for funding; those are listed below.

           FY2019 CLG Recommended List (federally funded)

           FY2019 Small Matching Recommended List 

  • Special Category Review and Ranking Public Meetings 
    • Due to the effects of hurricane Irma, the Division Director has decided to postpone the Special Category Review and Ranking Meetings originally scheduled for September 19 and 20. As soon as a new date is coordinated, we will share the details by posting a notice here and also in the Department of State grants online system. We hope you are all safe and hope to be able to provide details next week.  
    • For a list of Special Category Applications scheduled to be discussed in the Special Category Review and Ranking Meetings in Review Order access here.  
    • To view the members of the Florida Historical Commission, please access this link


  • 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).

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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