South Carolina Department of Archives and History - State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)
04/29/21 5:00 PM Receipt
Grants of up to $35,000 to South Carolina nonprofit organizations, local governments, and institutions for the preservation of historic resources. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Funding is intended for a range of survey and planning projects, as well as the stabilization of historically significant buildings.
Survey and Planning Projects
Priority project areas
Publications and reports will be produced in digital format only. Grants are encouraged for a variety of historic preservation projects under the following categories:
For more details on the above categories, see the URL for Full Text link below.
CLG grant funds may be used to help pay for stabilization repairs to National Register-listed buildings. Examples of eligible projects include replacing a leaking roof, repairing the structural framework of a building, and repairing deteriorated doors and windows to make a building watertight. Projects that are not eligible include routine building maintenance, climate control systems, plumbing or electrical, repairs to cemetery grave markers, and routine cemetery maintenance. Interior work is not eligible unless it is structural. All work must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation (https://www.nps.gov/tps/standards/rehabilitation.htm). Stabilization projects require a preservation covenant agreement of up to 20 years be recorded with the property deed.
Eligible Activities and Products
Eligible products include, but are not limited to, historic property survey forms and reports, National Register nominations, preservation plans, design guidelines, and educational activities. For information about eligible activities and products, see the Guide to Federal Grant Projects in Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 167372
Grant awards usually range from $2,500 to $25,000. The maximum amount awarded is $35,000.
Applicants selected for funding should plan for their projects to begin sometime after September 1, 2021. You will be notified if an earlier start date is possible. Projects selected for funding must be completed by September 30, 2022 (no extensions granted).
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications via email, postal service, or express courier:
Brad Sauls, Supervisor of Survey, Registration, and Grants
2021 Federal Historic Preservation Grants
State Historic Preservation Office
SC Dept. of Archives and History
8301 Parklane Road
Columbia, SC 29223-4905
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