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Grants to Georgia Nonprofits for Capital Restoration Projects

2023 Georgia Historic Preservation Matching Grants for Private Non-Profit Organizations

Georgia Trust For Historic Preservation Inc.


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #205756

Grant Description

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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:

  • Matching grants for exterior painting, finishes, and surface restoration
  • Matching grants to install or upgrade fire detection, lightning protection, and security systems
  • Matching grants for repairs to/restoration of porches, roofs, and windows
  • Matching grants for structural foundation and sill repair/replacement
  • Matching grants for chimney and masonry repointing and/or repair
  • All work shall be performed in accordance with the Secretary of the Interior standards.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to apply, organizations must have a 501(c)(3) IRS designation or have an approved fiscal agent agreement with a 501(c)(3) organization. Organizations also must have closed any previously awarded matching grant to be eligible to apply.

Funding will not be provided for buildings currently in use as schools or churches.

Pre-Application Information:

Letters of Inquiry will be accepted until December 1, 2022. Not all letters of inquiry will result in invitations to submit full applications.

Invited full applications will be due February 24, 2023.

The 1772 Foundation has announced that funding in the form of 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000.

Contact Information:

Any organization that wishes to be considered should submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) to Ben Sutton, Director of Preservation, at bsutton@georgiatrust.org.

The Georgia Trust
1516 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
+1 404-881-9980

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