Historic Preservation Fund Grants-In-Aid

To provide matching grants to States for the identification, evaluation, and protection of historic properties by such means as survey, planning technical assistance, acquisition, development, and certain Federal tax incentives available for historic properties; to provide matching grants to States to

expand the National Register of Historic Places, (the Nation's listing of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering and culture at the National, State and local levels) to assist Federal, State, and Local Government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private individuals in carrying out historic preservation activities; and to provide grants to Indian Tribes and Alaskan Native Corporations to preserve their culture.
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Examples of Funded Projects

The listing of the first post-World War II development in the National Register of Historic Places.

Designed by developer Edward Hawkins, Colorado's Arapaho Acres residential district, contains houses reflecting the International Style of architecture influenced by architect Frank Lloyd Wright; documentation of Blackbeard's flagship Queen Anne's Revenge, lost at Beaufort Inlet in 1718, by researchers with the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resource's Underwater Archeology Unit; restoration of the Chicago's Reliance Building, a National Historic Landmark, using the combined resources of the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program, city, and private funding; and restoration of the Chickasaw White House by the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma.

The Chickasaw White House, designed by former Chickasaw Governor Douglas Johnston and built in 1895, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - State programs applicants should refer to Catalog Appendix IV for list of State Historic Preservation Offices.

Contact the appropriate State agency for subgrant eligibility information.

This list is also available on the National Park Services ParkNet, Links to the Past, World Wide Web site(http://www.2cr.nps.gov).

Corrections and additions should be directed to Tawana Jackson, Heritage Preservation Services Division, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 2255, Washington, DC 20240, or E-mail: Tawana_Jackson@nps.gov.

Program inquiries should be directed to Hampton Tucker at Hampton_Tucker@nps.gov.

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