Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) and Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund
Grants starting at $5,000 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, IHEs, and local governments for small capital projects at sites with historic significance throughout the state. Applicants must contact program staff to verify eligibility prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support the preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation of publicly accessible historic buildings listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.
Work may be interior or exterior, including:
GrantWatch ID#: 180116
Requests for funding to the Historic Preservation Construction Grants may range from $5,000 (for $10,000 projects) to $100,000 (for projects of $200,000 and over). The Commission may, at its discretion, consider applications for grants under $5,000 and may approve partial funding for larger requests.
If the applicant is selected for funding, their project period will commence with the date of execution of the grant agreement, approximately September 2021 to September 30, 2023. Project or design work must be initiated within forty-five days of the date that the fully executed Grant Agreement is sent to the grantee.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.esa.dced.state.pa.us/
For assistance with the ESA system, contact:
DCED Customer Service
For program information, please contact:
Karen Arnold, Program Manager:
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