NJ Historic Preservation Grants Available

The New Jersey Historic Trust (Trust) has announced that applications for the Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund are now available. Applications must be submitted by April 29, 2021. This year, the Trust will offer both planning and heritage tourism (Historic Site Management) grants and ‘bricks and mortar’ (Capital Preservation) grants. Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, as well as units of county, municipal or state government. Eligible properties must be certified eligible for listing on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places by August 2, 2021.

Applications and guidelines are available on the Trust’s website at njht.org/dca/njht/programs/preservenj. The Trust recommends potential applicants attend a virtual workshop on Thursday, January 28.

Applicants are uged to read the grant guidelines to determine if the proposed project is eligible for funding; contact Trust staff with questions at 609-984-0473.

The Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund was established by legislation in 2016 after New Jersey voters approved a change to the state constitution to provide a stable source of funding for open space, farmland, and historic preservation by dedicating funds from the Corporation Business Tax.

For more information on the New Jersey Historic Trust and its funding programs, visit njht.org.

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