Application Deadline Extended for the Underrepresented Community Grant Program

21 Jan 2022 10:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

January 2022

The LeDroit Building, once home to the first law school founded by women, for women. Photo courtesy of Jason Hornwick (photographer); DC Preservation League.

The Underrepresented Community (#URC) Grant Program 

application deadline has been extended to February 8, 2022!


The National Park Service‚Äôs Underrepresented Community Grant Program (URC) works towards diversifying the nominations submitted to the National Register of Historic Places. URC grants are funded by the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), and are administered by the NPS. Projects include surveys and inventories of historic properties associated with communities underrepresented in the National Register, as well as the development of nominations to the National Register for specific sites. Congress has appropriated $1,000,000 for the URC Grant Program. Eligible applicants are limited to State Historic Preservation Offices, Federally Recognized Tribes, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations, and Certified Local Governments. Applications are due February 8, 2022.


Learn more about URC


Apply to URC via Grants.gov 


Competitive Grant Programs Now Accepting Applications

Estey Hall, Shaw University in Raleigh, NC. Photo Courtesy of Shaw University.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Grant Program


HBCU grants document, preserve, and stabilize historic structures on HBCU campuses. Eligibility information has been changed for this application cycle to expand the types of resources that may receive a grant. Congress has appropriated $10,000,000 in HBCU funding for FY2021.


Applications are due January 25, 2022.


Learn more about HBCU


Apply to HBCU via Grants.gov

Centre Market Square Historic District in Wheeling, West Virginia. Photo courtesy of Erin Yaeger.

Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program



Subgrant programs enable the rehabilitation of historic properties and rehabilitate, protect, and foster economic development of rural communities. Congress has appropriated $7.5 million in funding for FY2021.


Applications are due February 22, 2022.



Learn more about Paul Bruhn Revitalization Grants


Apply to Paul Bruhn via Grants.gov



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