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Posted on: April 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] State Grant Available for Historic Properties Damaged by Irma

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The Historic Preservation Division of Georgia DNR currently has an open application for grants to historic property owners to assist with recovery from Hurricane Irma. Applications are open through May 15.

The Hurricane Irma Disaster Assistance Grant program is a one-time subgrant program to assist Georgia historic property owners with recovery from Hurricane Irma by addressing historic property needs unmet through other funding sources. This subgrant program has been made available through the award of a Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria Emergency Supplemental Historic Preservation Fund grant from the National Park Service to the Historic Preservation Division, Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

This is a reimbursement grant program and there is a minimum project cost of $5,000. No match is required. There is no maximum project cost, however the subgrant program will award up to $400,000 in total. Eligible projects include site-specific plans and specifications (pre-development) and construction (development) projects. Properties must be listed or eligible to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The announcement and application describe eligibility requirements, project examples, the grant cycle timeline, and processes in more detail.

The application period for the Hurricane Irma Disaster Response Grant is open from March 15, 2020 to May 15, 2020. Applications must be postmarked by May 15, 2020. Application documents and instructions are here:

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