News for Immediate
Dec. 5, 2013
PA Historical and
Museum Commission Now Accepting Applications for Keystone Historic Preservation
Harrisburg - The Pennsylvania
Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is now accepting applications for
Keystone Historic Preservation Project and Construction Grants.
grants support projects that identify, preserve, promote and protect historic
and archaeological resources in Pennsylvania for both the benefit of the public
and community revitalization. The grants receive funding from the Keystone
Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund.
types of grants – project and construction – are available for historic
resources in Pennsylvania listed, or eligible for listing, in the National
Register of Historic Places. Applicants may apply for only one type of grant.
grants are available to nonprofit organizations and local governments for
planning and development initiatives that enhance historic preservation in
communities. Project grant applications may include municipal planning
initiatives focusing on historic resources or may be used to meet building- or
project-specific planning goals. Keystone Historic Preservation Project Grants
are available in amounts between $5,000 and $25,000 and require a 50/50 cash
grants are available for rehabilitation, preservation and restoration
activities for historic resources that are publicly accessible. Keystone
Historic Preservation Construction Grants are available in amounts between
$5,000 and $50,000 and require a 50/50 cash match.
will be awarded through a competitive selection process and are contingent on
availability of funds. Applicants are required to use the web-based electronic
grant application process (eGrant).
grant program guidelines and eGrant application instructions, visit PHMC online
at www.phmc.state.pa.us and click on
“Grants and Funding” on the top Navigation Bar. The application deadline is
March 3, 2014.
Media contact: Howard Pollman,