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Rhode Island Historic Preservation Matching Grants

Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits for Restoration
Projects to Preserve Historic Properties

GrantWatch ID#: 176664
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The 1772 Foundation



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Grants of up to $15,000 to Rhode Island nonprofits for projects to restore historic sites. LOIs will be accepted until December 31, 2016. Funding may be used for porch, roof and window repair; installation or upgrade of fire detection, lightning protection and security systems; and exterior painting.

To demonstrate the sustainability of historic sites, applicants may be required to submit a cyclical maintenance plan, condition assessment, restoration plan or stewardship plan that has been prepared or updated within the last five years.

If an appropriate plan does not exist, the Foundation will consider providing support for development of a plan on a case-by-case basis.

Up to $15,000

To be eligible to apply, organizations must have a 501(c)3 IRS designation. Funding will not be provided for schools or churches.

This funding is in the form of 1:1 matching grants.

Letters of inquiry will be accepted until December 31, 2016. Not all letters of inquiry will result in an invitation to submit a full application. Invited applications will be due on March 1, 2017. You will be notified no later than May 19, 2017 of the Board's decision.

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

All organizations who wish to be considered should send a one-page letter of inquiry to

Mary Anthony, Executive Director

The 1772 Foundation
449 Thames Street, Suite 301C
Newport, RI 02840

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