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2018 Best of the South Award

Award to a USA Historic Site Restoration
Project in an Eligible Southern State

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH)

Deadline Date:

07/01/18

Description:

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Award to a USA historical preservation project in an eligible southern state. This award is intended to honor a project that preserves, documents, restores, rehabilitates, or educates the public about a historic property, such as a building, structure, or a complex of buildings and structures. The projects must demonstrate excellence in research, documentation, design, and execution.

Projects with a public interpretation component are encouraged, but not required. Projects in the twelve-state SESAH region (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia) are eligible.

Criteria for consideration:

- Quality of the project documentation, research, and/or design plan;
- Importance of the property type within its particular context (national, regional, state, local);
- Quality of execution;
- Anticipated benefits; and
- Degree to which the project saved a historic property from likely demolition.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181371

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Projects in the twelve-state SESAH region – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia – that were completed in 2016 or 2017 are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: July 1, 2018.

The 2018 Best of the South Award winner will be announced at the 2018 SESAH Annual Meeting held in Manhattan, Kansas, October 3-6.

Contact Information:

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

Email the nomination as a single PDF or as a link to a single PDF posted on Google Drive/Dropbox to the 2017 “Best of the South” award committee chairperson, Lydia Mattice Brandt at lbrandt.usc@gmail.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Arkansas;   Florida;   Georgia;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Mississippi;   North Carolina;   South Carolina;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Virginia