National Trust Planning Grants Available for Main Street Communities

Thanks to Preservation in Mississippi for this informational blog article about National Trust Planning Grants for Main Street Communities.

Preservation in Mississippi

Good planning before a bricks and mortar preservation project will save time and money and usually result in a better quality project.  The grants below are for this planning phase.  If your town is a Main Street community you might be interested in following up on these National Trust’s grant programs.

  • Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic Interiors, awarding grants for the planning phases of interior restoration projects. Grants range from $2,500 to $10,000 and require a dollar-for-dollar match. 
  • Hart Family Fund for Small Towns, providing preservation planning and education grants to projects taking place in communities of fewer than 5,000 people. Grants range from $2,500 to $10,000 and require a dollar-for-dollar match.
  • Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation, funding projects that foster an appreciation of our nation’s diverse cultural heritage and preserve and revitalize the livability of our nation’s communities. Preservation planning grants from this fund range from…

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