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Certified Local Government (CLG) Grant

Grants to Vermont Local Governments for the
Preservation of Historically Significant Sites

GrantWatch ID#: 143861
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Vermont Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP)

12/19/16 4:30 PM

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Grants to Vermont qualifying local governments for historic preservation projects. Funding may be used for a broad range of projects, including, but not limited to, surveys, research, interpretation, site development, and rehabilitation. Funds may be used for the following:

-Architectural, historical, archeological surveys, and oral histories that help identify significant and ordinary properties;
-Preparation of nominations to the National Register of Historic Places;
-Research and development of historic context information;
-Staff work for historic preservation commissions, including designation of properties under local landmarks ordinances;
-Writing or amending preservation ordinances;
-Preparation of preservation plans;
-Public information and education activities;
-Publication of historic sites inventories;
-Development and publication of design guidelines;
-Preparation of zoning studies;
-Development and publication of walking/driving tours;
-Development of slide/tape shows, videotapes;
-Training for commission members and staff;
-Development of architectural drawings and specifications;
-Preparation of streetscape, facade studies, or condition assessments; and
-In some years, rehabilitation or restoration of properties individually listed in the National Register of Historic Places or contributing to a National Register historic district.

First priority will be given to surveys, National Register projects, preservation planning, education, and pre-development. Secondary priority will be given to development projects.

These grants provide matching funds and are typically for projects in the $5,000 - $10,000 range.

Work may commence March 2017. The deadline for project completion is August 1, 2018.

Certified local governments are eligible to apply

Application materials must be submitted via email by Monday, December 19, 2016, 4:30 PM.

Survey, national register, and preservation planning projects are eligible for 60% CLG grant funding with a 40% local match (cash or in-kind).

Pre-development and development projects will be funded on a 50/50 matching basis, or up to 60% if enough CLG funds are available.

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

Devin Colman, State Architectural Historian

Vermont Division for Historic Preservation
One National Life Drive
Deane C. Davis Building, Floor 6
Montpelier, Vermont 05620-0501

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