Grants & Financial Incentives

State Historical Fund Competitive Application

The SHF competitive grants provide funding for historic preservation projects in the areas of Acquisition & Development, Survey & Planning, Education, and Archaeology. Grant application deadlines are typically every April 1 and October 1.  There are two levels of funding: mini-grants provide support of up to $35,000 and big grants are for projects requesting from $35,001 up to $200,000.

Please read the instructions and best practices below for tips on how to complete the application form. If you have a slower internet connection, please be patient when filling out the application fields, navigating between application tabs, and uploading documents.

Important Dates:

  • October 1, 2018, 11:59 p.m. — All competitive applications due.  No exceptions.
  • December 1, 2018 — Award announcement for competitive grants for $35,000 or less
  • February 1, 2019 — Award announcement for competitive grants $35,001 to $200,000