Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation - HRF
- Arts, Culture and Humanities including Library, Museum and Historical Society Grants
- Community Improvement, Capacity Building
- Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
- Religion Related, Spiritual Development
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The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting applications for Historic Restoration Fund (HRF) grants.
This program is intended to offer maintenance and repair funding to non-profit 501c3 and 501c13 and municipally owned buildings listed on the State or National Register of Historic Places.
Rehabilitation projects must be directly attributed to the long-term preservation of historic building fabric and character defining features.
All applications require:
• A long-term preservation plan for each property on the site. Preservation Plan Template CT SHPO
• Bid-level scope of work.
• Itemized budget including: materials, labor, and 15% contingency.
• The property must be owned by the applicant or have a minimum 20-year lease agreement in place.
• The non-profit applicant must have non-profit 501c3 or 501c13 status for at least 2 years.
• The work must be open to the public or visible to the public.
A 1:1 match is required.
This is a reimbursement grant, with a single payment following project completion.
Note from your Grant Gopher team: We have included this grant in the Religion program area because many of our clients are seeking funds to restore historic houses of worship.
Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 9/3/2022
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