Local projects can share grant money for historic structure work
FREEHOLD, NJ – The deadline to submit an application to the Monmouth County Historical Commission’s annual preservation grants program is Tuesday, Nov. 1.
“These grants support the great work being done in our communities to preserve the past,” said Freeholder
Projects eligible for funding are preservation, restoration or rehabilitation of historic structures, usually 50 years or older, and which are accessible to the public. The program covers essentially structural work for projects commonly known as “bricks and mortar” undertakings.
Each grant application must include a description of the mission, its meaning to history and the significance and the audience it serves. It must also include a detailed budget, a source of funding available for the applicant’s dollar-for-dollar contribution, detailed quotations for the work, the materials to be used and a time frame for completion.
The grants are a competitive matching-funds program and are administered by the
Applications for this round of grants have been sent to
Grant award recipients will be announced at a Historical Commission meeting in early 2012.
Further information on the grant program can be found at www.visitmonmouth.com, by clicking on the link to the Historical Commission or by calling 732-431-7413.
The Monmouth County Historical Commission was created by the Board of Chosen