Preservation funds available
The State Historical Society of North Dakota, through its annual appropriation of Historic Preservation Fund money from the National Park Service, is making available to the public $80,000 for use in the restoration, stabilization, and protection...
The State Historical Society of North Dakota, through its annual appropriation of Historic Preservation Fund money from the National Park Service, is making available to the public $80,000 for use in the restoration, stabilization, and protection of historic and archaeological properties. This money can only be used on properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
North Dakota's funding priority for the 2007 fiscal year is publically-owned buildings. The granting of HPF money is a competitive process. Applications will be reviewed by a committee from the SHSND's historic preservation division and rated based on four major categories: quality of the application, need for the development work, impact on the historic preservation program and the project's compliance with the secretary of the Interior's standards for the treatment of historic properties.
Eligible activities include pre-development work (plans, evaluations, engineering, architectural, or archaeological services), restoration, rehabilitation, and preservation projects and must meet the secretary of the Interior's standards. Routine maintenance and work on properties owned by religious organizations or used for religious purposes are not eligible for funding.
All applications must be received by the SHSND by Thursday, August 2.
To receive an application for an Historic Preservation Fund grant, contact the SHSND's grants and contracts officer, Amy Munson, at 612 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505-0830, telephone (701) 328-2672, fax (701) 328-3710 or email amunson@ nd.gov.
The application is also available on the State Historical Society of North Dakota's web site at http://www.nd . gov/hist/hp/grantsHPFund.htm.