Save America's Treasures Grant Applications Available

24 Nov 2020 3:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


The National Park Service (NPS) is pleased to announce that applications for $16 million in Save America's Treasures funding are now open on Grants.gov. Deadline for applications is January 26, 2021. 


The SAT program is administered by the NPS in cooperation with its partnersInstitute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).The NPS manages the preservation grants and the IMLS the collections grants, once awarded. 


Apply to SAT Preservation Grants via Grants.gov. Eligible Preservation projects must be listed currently ​as: 

  1. Individually listed as a National Historic Landmark or be a contributing property within a National Historic Landmark district.
  2. Individually listed in the National Register of Historic Places for national significance (properties listed at the state or local significance are not eligible) or be a contributing property within a nationally significant National Register Historic District. Properties include buildings, sites, structures and objects.


Apply to SAT Collection Grants via Grants.gov. Eligible Collections projects must be determined to be of national significance based on the supportive description of its significance within the application. Collections include artifacts, documents, sculptures, and other works of art.


SAT Factsheet

Learn more about the SAT Grant Program


The Save America’s Treasures (SAT) program is funded through the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) using revenue from Outer Continental Shelf oil lease revenue, not tax dollars.


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. Since 1999, there have been more than 4,000 requests for funding totaling more than $1.54 billion. More than $315,700,000 has been awarded to 1,300+ projects. 


Awarded Projects for FY2020 

Save America's Treasures (SAT) Application Webinar


Apply to SAT Preservation Grants via Grants.gov SAT- Preservation - P21AS00202

Apply to SAT Collection Grants via Grants.gov SAT-Collection - P21AS00203

Congress has appropriated $16 million for the SAT Grant Program.

Applications are due January 26, 2021.

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