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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Announcing The 2018 Prince George’s County Historic Property Grant Program

FOR RELEASE AUGUST 3. 2017 
THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2017

Contact: 301-952-3688;
               TTY: 301-952-4366

The Prince George’s County Planning Board And 
The Prince George’s County Historic Preservation Commission Announce

The 2018 Prince George’s County Historic Property Grant Program

Grants from the Prince George's County Historic Property Grant Program are designed to preserve, protect, and enhance historic properties; encourage others to preserve, protect, and enhance historic properties; and to promote interest in, and the study of, historic properties. Grants will be awarded for the rehabilitation, restoration, preservation, or acquisition of historic property. The grant program is administered by the Prince George's County Planning Department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC).

Who can apply? Individuals, nonprofits, and political subdivisions (towns and cities) can apply.

 What properties are eligible? Eligible properties must be located in Prince George's County and have an official historic designation or be eligible for one.

 What kinds of activities are eligible? Eligible activities include acquiring, preserving, and rehabilitating historic properties.

Selection process: The Historic Property Grant Program is administered by M-NCPPC in partnership with the Prince George’s County Historic Preservation Commission (HPC). HPC will review all applications and make its recommendations to the Planning Board.

Requirements: A match of a minimum of 10 percent is required; the provision of in-kind matches of labor and materials are permitted. Successful applicants shall convey a perpetual preservation easement to M-NCPPC at the time the grant is awarded and before any funds are disbursed. Disbursement of funds is by reimbursement of expenditures only. Capital grant funded work must be performed by licensed, bonded and insured contractors. All work must conform to The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.  

Deadlines: Applications must be postmarked or delivered by October 31, 2017

Applications are available at www.pgplanning.org/hpgrants.htm.  Copies of the application are also available by calling 301-952-3680. For further information please call 301-952-3680.

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