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Historic Preservation Grant

Super Storm Sandy Disaster Relief Assistance Grant
For Historic Properties in Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex and New London Counties
The Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) offers grant assistance for the restoration of properties listed on or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places which were damaged by Super Storm Sandy. The purpose of the grant is to provide technical assistance and emergency repairs to historic and archaeological resources in Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex and New London counties which were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. 
What does this grant do?
  • Grant awards range from $2,500 Ė $500,000

  • This is a reimbursement grant Ė grantees are paid upon the completion of an eligible project

  • The applicant must have the full funding for the project available and restricted for the purposes of the project as of the date of the application
Which properties are eligible?
  • Only damages resulting from Super Storm Sandy are eligible for reimbursement

  • Properties must be listed on the National Register or determined eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places (properties are usually 50 years of age or more)*

  • Properties owned by religious organizations are not eligible
  • All projects must follow the Secretary of the Interiorís Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties

  • All alterations to historic buildings must comply with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and post-disaster recovery guidelines (FEMA guidelines)

  • Plans and specifications must be completed by a Historical Architect that meets the Secretary of the Interiorís Professional Qualifications Standards under 36 CFR Part 61

  • All plans and specifications must be reviewed and approved by the SHPO prior to work commencing**
    • Development of plans and specifications are eligible under this grant

  • All projects require a Preservation Restriction

  • All properties must be insured

  • All applicable local, state and federal laws and executive orders must be followed
How to apply
  • Click Here For Scoring Sheet and Guidelines (this is a competitive grant process)

  • Deadlines:
    • Round 1: Friday, November 22, 2013 at 4:00 PM (Updated)
    • Round 2: Friday, February 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM
E-Mail: ctrecovers@ct.gov

Call: 860-256-2768 or 860-256-2746
*See the Department of Interior National Registerís List of Historic Properties for Connecticut

Content Last Modified on 11/15/2013 2:38:06 PM