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Rhode Island Historic Preservation Matching Grant

Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits to
Restore Historically Significant Buildings

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The 1772 Foundation - Preserve Rhode Island

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations for the restoration of historically significant sites. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for the following projects: exterior finishes, painting, and surface restoration; fire detection/lightning protection/security systems; repairs to/restoration of porches, roofs and windows; repairs to foundations and sills; and chimney and masonry repointing.

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.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176664

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to apply, organizations must have a 501(c)(3) IRS designation.

Organizations also must have closed any previously awarded matching grant to be eligible to apply.

Funding will not be provided for schools or churches.

Pre-Application Information:

- Letters of inquiry will be accepted until December 6, 2019.
- Invited applications will be due February 21, 2020.

The 1772 Foundation award 1:1 matching grants.

Contact Information:

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

Submit letters of inquiry to:, and use "1772 Foundation" in the subject line.

Correspondence to the 1772 Foundation should be directed to:
Mary Anthony

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Rhode Island