(1) $21,000 in technical assistance helped in creating a county-wide Vision and Protection Plan for a county and its local battlefield.
(2) $20,000 in assistance has been awarded for the development of a state-wide heritage trail.
(3) $18,050 used to complete and submit a National Register Nomination for a Virginia battlefield.
(4) $20,000 in funding has gone towards an archeological survey of a Missouri battlefield.
(5) $25,000 was given to a local battlefield commission to pay for the services of a part-time staff person to implement the local battlefield protection plan.
The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Chester, County Of||$ 90,000||   ||2019-09-01||2022-12-31|
|Ridgefield Historical Society Inc.||$ 50,150||   ||2020-07-01||2022-08-31|
|Alliance For The Shenandoah Valley||$ 32,274||   ||2020-07-01||2022-08-31|
|Ball State University||$ 99,286||   ||2020-07-01||2022-08-31|
|Southern Illinois University||$ 93,220||   ||2020-07-01||2022-08-31|
|Florida State University||$ 206,890||   ||2020-07-01||2022-08-31|
|Lake Champlain Maritime Museum At Basin Harbor Inc||$ 66,873||   ||2020-07-01||2022-08-31|
|Palisades Parks Conservancy, Inc., The||$ 104,410||   ||2020-07-01||2022-08-31|
|University Of Florida||$ 60,672||   ||2020-07-01||2022-08-31|
|Society For The Preservation Of Maryland Antiquities Inc, The||$ 67,100||   ||2020-07-01||2022-08-31|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds may be used for projects resulting in the protection and preservation of battlefield lands and their associated sites on American soil.
No funding is given to projects dealing with acquisition of properties or land in fee or interest, payment of rent on properties or land, fund raising, lobbying, battle reenactments, new construction or reconstruction of historic resources, permanent staff positions, object or material culture curation or other on-going activities, academic scholarships, capital construction or improvement projects (site excavation, trail or road construction, parking lots, visitor centers, scene restoration, etc.).
Applications for projects associated with NPS-owned sites must focus on resources outside the NPS boundaries.
Applicant may be Federal, intrastate, interstate, State and local agencies, public or private nonprofit institutions/organizations, Federally recognized Indian tribal governments, U.S.
territory and possessions, Native American organizations, State colleges and universities, public and private colleges and universities.
Multi-organizational applications are encouraged.
Federal, intrastate, interstate, State and local agencies, public and private nonprofit institutions/organizations, Federally recognized Indian tribal governments, U.S. territories and possessions, Native American organizations, State college or universities, public and private colleges and universities.
Aplication and Award Process
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.
12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the Single Point of Contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State's program has been selected for review.
Applicants should contact the American Battlefield Protection Program in early September to obtain an application for funding. Applicants will receive a Standard Form 424- Request for Federal Assistance, and a Certificate Regarding Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters, Drug-Free Workplace Requirements and Lobbying, DI-2010. Forms must be completed and returned to the American Battlefield Protection Program by the date listed in the Application Guidelines.
Award amounts are based on the review panel's recommendations. Reviewers include American Battlefield Protection Program staff and regional supporting staff, NPS historians and NPS archeologists. Each application is scored individually based on a standardized series of questions.
Contact the American Battlefield Protection Program for application deadlines at (202) 354-2037.
Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996; American Battlefield Protection Act of 1996, Section 604, Public Law 104-333, 110 Stat. 4173, 16 U.S.C. 469k.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Applications are reviewed and approved or disapproved by the National Park Service by the end of the Federal