Competitive Grant Programs Now Accepting Applications

The State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division is now accepting applications for the following grant programs. Before applying, please make sure that you have read and understand the limitations of each funding program and have carefully reviewed the Notice of Funding Opportunity. The Notice of Funding Opportunity contains all the information you will need to create a successful application

African American Civil Rights Grant Program

The National Park Service (NPS) is proud to announce the expansion of the African American Civil Rights Grant Program (AACR). This year the program will document, interpret, and preserve sites telling the full story of the long struggle for African American civil rights from the transatlantic slave trade onwards. Grants are awarded through a competitive process and do not require non-Federal match.

Congress has appropriated $15.5 million for the AACR program.

Deadline extended to January 12, 2021

Learn more about AACR

Apply to AACR Preservation via Grants.gov

Apply to AACR History via Grants.gov

History of Equal Rights Grant Program

The National Park Service (NPS) is proud to announce a new competitive civil rights grant program. The History of Equal Rights Grant Program (HER) will preserve sites related to the struggle to achieve the ideal of equal rights in America. Grants are awarded through a competitive process and do not require non-Federal match.

Congress has appropriated $2.5 million for the HER program.

Deadline extended to January 12, 2021

Learn more about HER

Apply to HER Preservation via Grants.gov

Save America’s Treasures Grant Program

The Save America’s Treasures (SAT) grant program was established in 1998 and first awarded grants in 1999 to help preserve nationally significant historic properties and collections that convey our nation’s rich heritage to future generations. The SAT program is administered by the NPS in cooperation with its partners, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Congress has appropriated $16 million for the SAT program.

Applications are due January 26, 2021.

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