The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 authorizes grants to Federally recognized Indian Tribes for cultural and historic preservation projects. These Tribal Heritage Grants assist Indian Tribes, Alaskan Native Villages/Corporations, and Native Hawaiian Organizations in protecting and promoting their unique cultural heritage and traditions.
Donor Name: National Park Service
State: All States
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 03/01/2022
Size of the Grant: $60,000
From the beginning, the program has been shaped by Indian tribes. It focuses on what they are most concerned about protecting: Traditional skills, oral history, plant and animal species important in tradition, sacred and historic places, and the establishment of tribal historic preservation offices.
- Estimated Total Program Funding: $500,000
- Award Ceiling: $60,000
- Award Floor: $15,000
What Is Funded
- Locating and identifying cultural resources
- Survey and inventory of historic or signifcant places
- Survey of traditional skills and information
- Preserving a historic property listed in the national register of historic places
- Project planning (plans and specifcations for preserving a structure or site)
- Repair work to preserve a specifc historic structure or site
- Comprehensive preservation planning
- Oral history and documenting cultural traditions
- Training and education for building a Historic Preservation Program
- Cultural and historic preservation interpretation and education
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
This funding opportunity is limited to Federally-recognized Tribes, Alaska Native Villages/Corporations, and Native Hawaiian Organizations, as defined by 54 USC § 300309, 54 USC 300313 and 54 USC 300314.
For more information, visit Grants.gov.