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Grants to Georgia Nonprofits and Agencies to Support the Preservation of Historic Sites

Callahan Incentive Grant

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #186349

Grant Description

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Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies to support the preservation and revitalization of historic sites. Funding is intended for capital improvements to historic properties. Sites that are eligible for funding are listed, or eligible for listing, in the National Register of Historic Places.

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Grant funding shall be used for capital –“bricks and mortar” – improvements to a historic site.
  • Grant funds shall provide significant impact towards a full rehabilitation or restoration of the historic site.
  • The project shall demonstrate significant community impact. Support for the project should include a wide range of stakeholders, including community organizations, community leaders, and individuals.
  • Projects should also exhibit a sustainable plan for long term use and maintenance, including economic self-sufficiency to the extent possible.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit or governmental organizations are eligible to apply.

Grants are only available to sites listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

Applications for planning, consultants, speakers, or overhead expenses will not be considered.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations must be emailed or postmarked by Monday, October 3, 2022.

Grant funds will require a dollar for dollar match. The match may be in the form of cash or documented volunteer hours. Volunteer hour value shall be calculated at minimum wage per hour rate for actual work performed to the historic site.

Grant funds will be reimbursed in the amount awarded following the completion of work.

Additional Funding Information:

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Number of Grants:

Funding may be granted to one or more projects, depending on the quality of the applicants in a given year.

Term of Contract:

Projects should be completed within one year of the date of the award.

Contact Information:

Submissions should be mailed or emailed to:
Ben Sutton, Director of Preservation

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Callahan Incentive Grant
1516 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

For questions, contact Ben Sutton, Director of Preservation at 404-885-7817 or at the above email address.

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