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Free Grant Workshop (Preservation Initiatives Grant)

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Preservation Initiatives (PI) Grant Program provides matching grants to individuals and non-profit organizations for preservation planning, research, outreach/education, and bricks and mortar projects related to historic and cultural sites. These grants are intended to help stimulate public discussion, introduce the public to preservation concepts and techniques, make technical expertise accessible, and encourage partnerships. Join Zachary Burt, DCPL’s Community Outreach & Grants Manager, for a grant workshop on one of the following dates. Please click on the individual date to register for the event and receive the Zoom link.

February 1, 2023 at 12:00 PM EST

February 15, 2023 at 7:00 PM EST

During the session, he’ll provide an overview of the grant application process and answer any questions you may have.

 

Asbury United Methodist Church, Past Grant Awardee

 

Funding is available for the following four project types related to historic sites:

Preservation Planning
Award Range: $5,000-$10,000 | Match Percentage Required: 25%
Develop strategies for the preservation, restoration, or rehabilitation of a historic property/site. (Building/site must be a locally designated historic landmark or a contributing resource to a historic district)

Research
Award Range: $5,000-$10,000 | Match Percentage Required: 25%
Support for research efforts related to a historic property/site. (Applicant must make a strong case for the historic significance of the building/site. Research that will support development of a nomination must demonstrate owner support)

Outreach & Education
Award Range: $5,000-$10,000 | Match Percentage Required: 25%
Development of programs or educational material related to a historic site(s) that actively engage & educate the public. (Building/site must be a locally designated historic landmark or a contributing resource to a historic district)

Bricks & Mortar* 
Award Range: $10,000-$50,000 | Match Percentage Required:100%
Exterior work that physically preserves a historic property (Building/site must be a locally designated historic landmark or a contributing resource to a historic district). *A preservation plan and/or a supporting report is strongly encouraged.

Individuals and 501(c)3 organizations may apply.  All applicants must provide a letter of support/sponsor letter with the application. The letter must be from a community organization (e.g. Ward Councilmember, Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC), neighborhood association, etc.). Projects must be completed within one year of initial grant funding (Bricks & Mortar projects may be completed within two years).

Access the application instructions here

 

Questions? Ask us. We’re happy to help. Email Zachary Burt (zach@dcpreservation.org) for any of your grant-specific questions.

 

       

 

 

Details

Date:
January 18
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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