From the National Trust for Historic Preservation website: African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund Grants Grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund advance ongoing preservation activities for historic sites, museums, and landscape projects representing African… Read More ›
The National Park Service has announced a new round of its popular African American Civil Rights Grants, with an application deadline of October 8, 2018. Qualified projects will fall into one of two subcategories: Preservation (bricks and mortar)–projects from $75,000… Read More ›
The Delta National Heritage Area has announced its 2018 grant awards, and one of the Delta’s most photogenic country churches, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Estill, has received money for an important bricks-and-mortar preservation project. The clapboard church with… Read More ›
Even thought it doesn’t look inviting, let’s jump right into today’s roundup. It is to hot already for this much bad news. To hopefully put everyone in a better mood, I’ve decided to share the bad news first and end with the good news stories.
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded grants totaling more than $63,000 to ten preservation projects in Certified Local Government (CLG) communities across the state. Amounts range from $1,250 for the development of an interactive website that interprets Boonville’s historic district to $12,500 to continue the rehabilitation of the Weinberg House in Greenville.
From the National Park Service website: National Park Service Accepting Proposals for the Save America’s Treasures Grant Program San Esteban Del Rey, Pueblo of Acoma in Acoma New Mexico NPS Photo / Megan Brown News Release Date: December 20, 2017 Contact: National… Read More ›
Just in time for Thanksgiving, the National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced a new source of grants, the African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, that we hope will help save some of Mississippi’s historic places, https://savingplaces.org/african-american-cultural-heritage#.WhJOv0qnHIV We owe it to… Read More ›
Lots of good news this week so lets jump right into this week’s roundup. Good news from Starkville this week, compared to the news last week that fourteen structures including three historic houses were demolished. Starkville Police to open new offices in restored… Read More ›
Lets jump right into this week’s roundup. Starting in Starkville, fourteen structures including three historic houses were demolished this week for an “a planned upscale, mixed-use development that will include retail shops and loft apartments” The article gives the developers… Read More ›
Two Mississippi projects, one in the Delta and one in Natchez, received awards totaling $550,00 from the African American Civil Rights Grant Program, the National Park Service announced yesterday. This was from a grant pool of $7.75 million, and a… Read More ›
From the MDAH website comes much-anticipated news about this year’s round of Community Heritage Preservation Grants (CHPG), the state’s primary historic preservation grant program. I’ve taken the liberty of adding links to the MDAH Historic Resources Database for each building so you… Read More ›
According to the MDAH website: Legislature Funds Preservation Grant Program – posted July 01, 2016 MDAH is accepting applications for preservation projects across the state. The 2016 Mississippi legislature has provided funding for another round of the Community Heritage Preservation Grant… Read More ›
Certified Local Government grants for 2016 include Biloxi, Booneville, Como, Jackson, Leland, Natchez, Starkville, and Tupelo.
From the Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History website. Preservation Grants Available –posted July 06, 2015 A popular grant program for preservation projects across the state has been reauthorized. The 2015 Mississippi legislature provided for $2.8 million in competitive grants… Read More ›
Good news for the c.1880 Italianate Walton-Young House on University Avenue: a little TLC for the exterior! The Mississippi Department of Archives and History is supporting the repairs through its Community Heritage Preservation Grant. Architect for the work is Belinda… Read More ›
Per MDAH’s website: Nearly $75K in Preservation Grants Awarded The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded grants totaling more than $74,000 to sixteen preservation projects in Certified Local Government communities across the state. The 2015 CLG grants are… Read More ›
Modernism tour in Meridian, Holiday Home tour in Leland, county demolitions in Vicksburg, a plea to save the Natchez bluff, and a mannequin named Paulette who greets visitors from her porch in Carrollton.
News from Jackson, West Point, Meridian, Philadelphia, Columbus, and did I mention Meridian?
From the MDAH website: $2.1 Million Available in Preservation Grants – posted July 01, 2014 A popular grant program for preservation projects has received additional funding. The 2014 Mississippi legislature allocated $2.1 million for competitive grants in the tenth round of… Read More ›