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Grants to Preserve Historic & Archaeological Sites

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Florida Department of State

Deadline Date:

12/15/10 5:00 PM


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Matching grants ranging up to $50,000 to assist in the identification, excavation, protection, and rehabilitation of historic and archaeological sites in Florida; to provide public information about these important resources; and to encourage historic preservation in smaller cities through the Florida Main Street program.

Types of projects to be considered include: Acquisition and Development projects (including excavation of archaeological sites and building rehabilitation, stabilization or planning for such activities); Survey and Planning activities (including surveying for historic properties, preparing National Register nominations, and preparing ordinances or preservation plans); and Community Education projects (such as walking tour brochures, educational programs for school children, videos illustrating historic preservation principles, and Florida Historical Markers).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 123844

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Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000 - $50,000


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Departments or agencies of the state (including universities), cities, counties and other units of local government, and not-for-profit organizations.

Pre-Application Information:

This is a matching grant.

Note: Under the Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI), certain rural or economically distressed counties or communities have been designated as REDI qualified pursuant to Section 288.0656, F.S.

Applicants for projects within a REDI qualified area, as of the application deadline, are eligible to receive a complete waiver of match requirements. In order to receive a waiver, each application submitted must include a letter from the designated county or community requesting such a waiver pursuant to Section 288.06561, F.S.

The REDI program is administered through the Governor\'s Office of Trade, Tourism, and Economic Development. The list of counties and communities eligible for financial match waivers is reviewed annually and is available at the following location:

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For Assistance and Additional Information
Contact the Grants Office:
(850) 245-6620 Voice
(850) 245-6643 Fax
(850) 922-4085 TDD

Grants Office
Division of Library and Information Services
R.A. Gray Building
Room 206
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250

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USA: Florida