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Historic Architecture Assistance Fund (HAAF) Grant

Grants to Wyoming Individuals, Nonprofits, and
Agencies for Historic Building Preservation

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Alliance for Historic Wyoming, Wyoming Main Street, Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)

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Grants to Wyoming individual property owners, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies for consultations to preserve historic buildings. Applicants must submit a letter of intent at least 30 days prior to the deadline. This program connects individual and corporate property owners with historic preservation architects and engineers. Consultations will result in a plan to address rehabilitation issues with a plan that both honors the building’s past and meets the owner’s future needs.

Historic Architecture Assistance Fund grants are intended to answer the critical first questions that arise when considering a project: is it feasible, what needs to be done, what steps should be taken, approximately what will it cost? Services might include a building assessment, structural analysis, analysis of building code and ADA requirements, feasibility study for reuse or recommendations for rehabilitation of exterior features.

Grants are for planning only (not construction) and the fund is not intended to pay for all architectural and engineering costs associated with a project. Grants cannot be used for remodeling projects that would change the character of the historic building.

Additional Notes:

-All properties will be treated as historic, which means eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, and therefore proposed work will meet the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

-All applications must be completed and signed by the property owner or a representative of a board or similar group that owns and manages the property.

-All final reports will be available upon request as a means to share information about the best approach to historic property rehabilitation projects. Applicants agree to this potential sharing of information about their property when they submit an application.

The Architectural Assistance Fund is best used to address conditions and materials that provide challenges for rehabilitation projects, such as potentially compromised structural systems, exterior wall materials, windows, ADA and code compliance, and the loss of historic components.

If this application is awarded, the recipient will be expected to work with the architect and Wyoming Main Street and/or Alliance for Historic Wyoming to promote the HAAF Program. This may include publication of photography, research and writing, and any report materials generated by the Historic Architecture Assistance Fund.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179161

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Historic Architecture Assistance Fund grants are available to all owners of historic buildings, including private property owners, nonprofit corporations, and government agencies.

The Architectural Assistance is available to a variety of property owners. The fund is meant to support private and not-for-profit property owners who are not eligible for many grant programs. However, government entities can also apply for the funds.

The grants are given for historic buildings (generally understood to be over 50 years of age) in need of rehabilitation, whose owners intend to maintain or restore the historic integrity of their property.

Pre-Application Information:

The letter of intent to apply should be submitted 30 days prior to the application deadline.

Deadlines are March 15 and October 15.

Contact Information:

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

Applications may be submitted to either of the following offices:

Wyoming Main Street Program
214 W. 15th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Attn: Linda Klinck

Alliance for Historic Wyoming
207 E. Grand Avenue
Laramie, WY 82070
Attn: Carly-Ann Anderson

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wyoming