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Certified Local Government (CLG) Grant Program – Oregon


The Certified Local Government (CLG) grant program is funded by a Federal apportionment to Oregon through the National Park Service, Department of the Interior (CFDA 15-904).

Donor Name: Oregon Heritage

State: Oregon

County: All Counties

Type of Grant: Grant

Type of Entity: Local Governments

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/25/2022

Size of the Grant: $10,000

Grant Duration: 17 months


The funds may be used for projects promoting historic preservation including documentation, designation, and rehabilitation of historic properties, planning, review and compliance, and public education.

Communities must be a Certified Local Government, currently meeting all requirements, to apply for this non-competitive grant program.

Funding Information

  • You may request up to $10,000.
  • The grant cycle is 17 months if the grant agreement is signed promptly.

Eligibility Criteria

CERTIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: Local governments that have established a historic commission and implemented a preservation program approved by the State Historic Preservation Office and certified by the National Park Service may apply. CLGs must currently meet all certification requirements to apply. CLGs may apply up to once every two years.

PROJECTS: These grants support projects that support the preservation of historic properties and archaeological sites.

  • Survey – the documentation of historic properties and archaeological sites
  • Designation – Designating a historic property or archaeological site to the local list or National Register of Historic Places.
  • Pre-Development – Building preservation plans, structural reports, designs, etc. for historic properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Development – Rehabilitation of properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Planning – Community preservation plans, archaeology studies, etc.
  • Review and compliance – Management of the CLG’s preservation program, processing design review applications, design guidelines, etc.
  • Public Education – Preservation month activities, speakers and trainings, historic property walking tours, mobile device tours, scanning of historic property photos, maps, etc.
  • Other activities – Trainings and conferences for staff and commissioners, membership in preservation organizations to access resources, training materials, etc.

For more information, visit Oregon Heritage.

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