FY2024 Application Cycle
The Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources will open the application cycles for Small Matching and Special Category grant assistance for historic preservation projects on April 1, 2022, and close at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) on June 1, 2022. Applications will be accepted online at dosgrants.com. Applications will only be accepted electronically and must be complete to be considered for evaluation. The purpose of this grant program is to provide funding to assist local, regional and state-wide efforts to preserve significant historic and archaeological resources, and to promote knowledge and appreciation of the history of Florida.
See the following Solicitation Documents for additional Information:
Our rule documents are in the process of being updated. The following documents will be active for the following application cycle:
- Small Matching Grant Application (.pdf)
- Small Matching Grant Guidelines (.pdf)
- Special Category Grant Application (.pdf)
- Special Category Grant Guidelines (.pdf)
“How to Apply” webinars will be held on April 6th and 13th which will provide useful information to possible applicants on applying for historic preservation Small Matching and Special Category grants for the FY2021-2022 Historic Preservation Grant Cycle, including how to access the grant application online, basic grant program information, content of the grant application, and the application review process. Additional information, including how to register, can be found in “Upcoming Events”: https://dos.myflorida.com/historical/meetings-and-events/upcoming-events/.
African American Cultural and Historical Grants
The Florida Department of State will be accepting applications for the African-American Cultural and Historical grant program. The application submission period will open on October 11, 2021, and close at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) on November 30, 2021. For more information on program requirements and how to apply, visit: https://dos.myflorida.com/aach/.
The Florida Historical Commission reviewed and scored eligible FY2023 Special Category grant applications on September 28-29, 2021. The Special Category Final Ranking Project List below was approved by the Secretary of State and will be recommended to the Legislature for funding. Additional information on the grant funding process can be found in the Special Category Grant Guidelines.
The Small Matching Grant Panel reviewed and scored eligible FY2023 Small Matching grant applications on August 24, 2021. The Small Matching Final Ranking Lists below were approved by the Secretary of State and will be recommended to the Legislature for funding. Additional information on the grant funding process can be found in the Small Matching Grant Guidelines.
Funded Lists per fiscal year:
- Final Grant Funding FY2022
- Final Grant Funding FY2021
- Final Grant Funding FY2020
- Final Grant Funding FY2019
- Final Grant Funding FY2018
- Final Grant Funding for FY2017
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 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.
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).
Historic Preservation Grants Program
Division of Historical Resources
R. A. Gray Building, 4th Floor
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399