The American Battlefield Protection Program:
Supports the identification, research, evaluation, interpretation, and protection of historic battlefields and associated sites on a national, state, and local level.
Program Background Information and Objectives:
Under this Funding Opportunity,
grant funds are awarded to Federal, State, local, and tribal governments, other public entities, educational institutions, and private nonprofit organizations.
Projects must relate to planning, interpreting, and protecting sites where historic battles were fought on American soil during the armed conflicts that shaped the growth and development of the United States, in order that present and future generations may learn and gain inspiration from the ground where Americans made their ultimate sacrifice.
Secretary of the Interior Priorities:
This program supports the following priorities of the Secretary of the Interior; Foster relationships with conservation organizations advocating for balanced stewardship and use of public lands.
Expand the lines of communication with Governors, state natural resources offices, Fish and Wildlife offices, water authorities, county commissioners, Tribes, and local communities.
This program supports the priorities listed above by assisting conservation or preservation organizations as well as Federal, State, local, and tribal governments with projects related to local and regional community needs and interests.
This program provides financial and technical assistance to Federal, State, tribal, and local governments and community organizations to support projects developed and carried out at the local and regional levels.
See ABPP.FY1 9. Battlefield Preservation Planning Grants NOFO.docx for application requirements in RELATED DOCUMENTS tab.