SHF Updates

Find recent and upcoming changes in policies and procedures for the State Historial Fund. For a more detailed look at all of SHF policies and procedures please read the State Historical Fund Application Guide if you are applying for a grant or the State Historical Fund Grant Manual if you are managing an active grant. 

This page is updated regularly. If you are planning to apply for a grant in the near future be sure to check back frequently for new updates or changes. 

Current Timeline

A timeline of upcoming grant rounds and anticipated updates for SHF in the near future. 

Recent Updates

Upcoming Grant Rounds

Fall 2020

  • Mini-Grant round (requests up to $50,000)
    • October 1, 2020 grant application deadline
    • October 30, 2020, awarded grants announced
  • General Grant round
    • no applications of requests over $50,000 will be accepted.

Spring/ Summer 2021

  • Upcoming grant rounds to be announced January 2021
Mini-Grant Awards

The maximum request amount increases from $35,000 to $50,000.

Non-Competitive Grants

The maximum request amount increases to $15,000. This is for the Historic Structure Assessment, Archaeological Assessment, and Survey Plan grants.

Survey Plan Grant

New non-competitive grant for the planning of built environment historic survey projects.

Updates Coming in 2021

January 2021

Updated Grant Manual

Outlines all updated policies for application guidelines, grant contracts, and project management. (can be broken into 2 or more chapters)

2021 Grant Rounds Announced 

All upcoming General Grant and Mini-Grant round information will be provided.

More Questions About 2021 Updates?

Read our frequently asked questions for more details about the 2021 program updates.