Grants of up to $10,000 to Georgia nonprofit organizations for capital restoration activities. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to a full grant application. Eligible projects include structural repairs, exterior painting, masonry, and security upgrades.
The 1772 Foundation has announced that funding will be made available for the following historic preservation projects: exterior painting, finishes and surface restoration, fire detection/lightning protection/security systems, repairs to/restoration of porches, roofs and windows, repairs to foundations and sills, and chimney and masonry repointing.
To demonstrate the sustainability of historic sites, applicants may be required to submit a condition assessment and restoration plan or stewardship plan that has been prepared or updated within the last five years. If an appropriate plan does not exist, the Foundation will consider providing support for development of a plan on a case-by-case basis.
The Foundation will consider the following:
Estimated Size of Grant:
Any organization that wishes to be considered should submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) to Ben Sutton, Director of Preservation, at email@example.com.
The Georgia Trust
1516 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309