State Historical Society of Iowa
Historical Resource Development Program Grants
Deadline: TBD, The next application cycle will open in late January 2019 (last deadline was April 25, 2018)
Historical Resource Development Program (HRDP) Grants may be used to support the preservation and conservation of historic resources, as well as for professional training and educational programs related to the stewardship of historical resources. HRDP grants may be used to fund some emergency projects. Funded projects must fall into one of the following grant categories: Documentary Collections; Historic Preservation; Museums. Grant Amount/Period: up to $50,000/year. Matching required. Contact: Kristen Van der Molen, 515-281-4228, email@example.com More information available here.
Country School Grant Program
Deadline: TBD (last deadline was April 25, 2018)
The State Historical Society of Iowa provides funds for the preservation and maintenance of Iowa’s one- and two-room country schools, as well as for educational programming that takes place at country schools. Grant Amount/Period: up to $5,000/year. Matching required. Contact Kristen Van der Molen, 515-281-4228, firstname.lastname@example.org More information available here.
Cultural Trust Stability Grant
Deadline: TBD 2018 (last deadline was May 1, 2017)
Apply for matching funds to enhance an organization’s stability. The program provides funding to assist cultural organizations in instituting best practices while developing strategic and fundraising plans. Application materials will be available in the spring of 2017. More information is available here.
Certified Local Government Grant Program
Deadlines: TBD (last deadline was August 31, 2018)
The Certified Local Government grant program is open only to those Iowa cities, counties and land use districts that have signed a Certified Local Government Agreement with the State of Iowa and National Park Service. In addition, in order to be eligible to apply for this grant opportunity, the Certified Local Government must be in good standing and current in its submission of Iowa Certified Local Government annual reports. Grants can be used for: National Register nominations; Education projects; Surveys; Planning for preservation; Planning projects. More information is available here.
Iowa Arts Council
Deadline: TBD (last deadline was May 1, 2018)
Project Grants are designed to create opportunities for the arts to flourish in Iowa by investing in projects that support Iowa Arts Council funding priorities. Grant Amount/Period: varies/grant cycle. Contact: Veronica O’Hern, 515-281-3293, email@example.com. More information is available here.
Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium
Iowa residents who have worked in museums, libraries, and archives and are members of ICPC are eligible to apply for reimbursement for the cost of training at qualified institutions. More information available here. Grant Amount/Period: up to $500/year. Contact: Grace Linden, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heritage Trust Fund Grants
Deadline: November 1, 2019
The Heritage Trust Fund is a state program that provides matching funds for the preservation of properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places or the Register of Historic Kansas Places. Grant Amount/Period: up to $90,000/1 year. Matching required. Contact: Grants Manager, 785-272-8681, ext. 240, email@example.com
More information here.
Historic Preservation Fund Grants
Deadline: TBD 2019 (last deadline March 14, 2018)
The Kansas State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) administers Historic Preservation Fund grants to support local preservation activities. HPF projects must result in a tangible product. Grant Amount/Period: varies/1 year. Matching required. Contact: Grants Manager, 785-272-8681, ext. 240, firstname.lastname@example.org
More information here.
Kansas Humanities Council
Culture Preservation Grants
Deadlines (three each year): TBD (last deadlines were February 28, May 30, and September 26, 2018)
Heritage Grants support projects that preserve and interpret local historical and cultural resources. Projects eligible for heritage grant support include research, oral histories, collections care, collection digitization, language preservation, and hands-on training. Using a knowledgeable heritage consultant and implementing acceptable “best practices” are the keys to successful projects. Grant Amount: up to $3,500. Three application deadlines each year. Contact: email@example.com or (785) 357-0359
More information here.
Kentucky Historical Society
Kentucky Local History Trust Fund
Deadline: October 14, 2018
Local history organizations, libraries, museums and other groups are eligible to apply for grants to support activities designed to strengthen the organization. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, local history education programs, collections care, local history publications or other media products, and exhibits.
Grant Amount/Period: up to $1,500 Contact:
More information here.
Archival Supply Purchase Grants
The Cultural Heritage Grant Program provides funding for North Dakota’s local and county historical societies, museums, and archives to support the purchase of archival storage materials. The grant cannot be used for the purchase of computers or computer software. Grant Amount/Period: up to $1500/2 year grant cycle. No matching. Contact: Amy Munson, 701-328-3573, firstname.lastname@example.org
Heritage Training Scholarships
As part of the Cultural Heritage Grant Program, the State Historical Society of North Dakota has agreed to provide Heritage Training Scholarships to help museum personnel at local and county historical societies who wish to participate in training opportunities. Grant Amount/Period: up to $2,000/2 year grant cycle. Contact: Amy Munson, 701-328-3573, email@example.com
Deadline: applications are reviewed quarterly
PlanFirst grants support historic preservation planning in BancFirst communities throughout Oklahoma. Grant Amount/Period: up to $1500/1 year. Matching required 1:1. Contact: Preservation Oklahoma, 405-525-5325, firstname.lastname@example.org
National Register Nomination Grants
Deadline (two dates): Round I, First Friday in April and Round II, First Friday in June
The Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) administers National Register Nomination Grants, which are designed to encourage the nomination of eligible properties to the National Register in order to improve the preservation of Oklahoma’s valuable archaeological and historical resources. Funds must be used to retain the services of a qualified professional consultant to conduct the necessary research and to prepare application materials. More information can be found here. Grant Amount/ Period: up to $1000/1 year. Matching required. Contact: Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office, 405-521-6249.
Certified Local Government Grants
Deadline: TBD (last deadline was April 30, 2018)
Eligible local government entities may apply for grants to support efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect Oklahoma’s historic and archaeological resources. More information may be found here. Grant Amount/Period: varies/grant cycle. Matching required. Contact: Glen Robertson, 405-521-6387, email@example.com
Local History Grants for Collection Care and Management
Deadline: TBD (last deadline was May 15, 2018)
Wisconsin Historical Society affiliates are eligible to apply for WHS mini-grants to support projects and activities related to preservation, collections care, and collections management. More information can be found here. Grant Amount/Period: up to $700/year. Matching required.
Contact: Janet Seymour (Northern Representative), 715-836-2250, firstname.lastname@example.org or Rick Bernstein (Southern Representative), 608-264-6583, email@example.com
Wisconsin Certified Local Government Subgrants
Deadline: TBD (last deadline November 10, 2017)
Wisconsin Certified Local Governments may apply for assistance with local preservation projects. More information can be found here. Grant Amount/Period: varies per year. Contact: Joe DeRose, 608-264-6512, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wisconsin Federation of Museums Mini-grants
Deadline: September 1, 2019
Eligible Wisconsin organizations may apply for small grants to assist with preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of collections. Grants may also be used for professional development for staff and to enhance technological capabilities. More information can be found here. Grant Amount/Period: up to $750/1 year. Matching required for grants larger than $375. Contact: Tamara Lange, 920-458-1103, email@example.com