Applications and Guidelines

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Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund

In 2017, the Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund is offering Historic Site Management Grants up to $50,000, Level I Capital Preservation Grants up to $150,000, and Level II Capital Preservation Grants up to $500,000.

Download Guidelines (PDF file)

Download Historic Site Management Grant Application (MS Word doc)

Download Capital Preservation Grant Level I Application (MS Word doc)

Download Capital Preservation Grant Level II Application (Ms Word doc)

Important Dates

February 27, 2017: Applicant Workshop scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at the Rutgers EcoComplex in Bordentown.  More information and registration.

May 3, 2017: Applications Due

Read more about the Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund.

New Jersey Cultural Trust Capital Preservation Grant Program

The NJ Cultural Trust and NJ Historic Trust are offering capital preservation grants in 2017 (FY18) up to $25,000. 

Cultural Trust grants do not require matching funds, but if the project cost is greater than $25,000, the applicant must show sufficient funds or the ability to raise remaining funds to complete the project.

Important Dates

February 27, 2017: Applicant  Workshop scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Rutgers EcoComplex in Bordentown. More information and registration.

April 19, 2017: Applications Due

The NJ Cultural Trust requires that all applicants register and submit their applications through the System for Administering Grants Electronically (SAGE).  SAGE is currently receiving an update.  Application materials for this program will be available on SAGE prior to the February 27 workshop.  For more information about the SAGE update, visit: http://www.nj.gov/state/dos_sage.html

Read more about the Cultural Trust Capital Preservation Grants.

1772 Foundation Capital Grant Program

The deadline for the 2017 Grant Round has passed.  Future grant rounds will be announced.

Read more about the 1772 Foundation grant program.

View previously funded projects.

Discover NJ History License Plate Fund

Read more about this grant program.

Applications for funding are accepted year-round. You may apply on line. 

(Please read guidelines first to ensure that your proposed project is eligible for funding.)  Contact program staff in advance of submitting the application.

Historic Preservation Revolving Loan Fund

Applicants are urged to consult with Trust staff before applying for these funds. The grant portion of the program is not currently active.  Applications are accepted at any time.  Read more about the program.

Download the Guidelines and Part A of the Revolving Loan Fund Application.

Emergency Grant and Loan Fund

Applicants are urged to consult with Trust staff before applying for these funds. The grant portion of this program is not currently active.  Applications are accepted at any time. Read more about the program.

Download the Guidelines and Application for the Emergency Grant and Loan Fund