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DAR Historic Preservation Grants

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Historic
Preservation, Education, and Patriotism

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

Deadline Date:

12/31/19

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that address historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Applicants must gain the sponsorship of a local or state funding source chapter prior to submitting an application.

Grants provide financial assistance for projects that preserve historic resources, sites and other history-related projects. Examples include the restoration of historic buildings; digitization or preservation of documents/records; preservation of historical items/artifacts; erection of new or rededication/relocation of existing historical markers; cemetery headstone and monument conservation, etc.  Preference is provided to projects related to the Colonial-through-the-Federal period, but those from all chapters of American history are eligible to apply.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147350

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$250,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum grant award is $10,000; smaller projects are encouraged.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations may apply for a DAR grant.

DAR Chapters and State Societies are eligible to apply for grants associated with properties/sites that are owned or operated by the DAR entity and included in the NSDAR Historic Sites database; no more than 20 percent of grants will be awarded to DAR Chapters or State Societies in a given cycle.

Ineligible requests include administrative or operating expenses (e.g. rent, salaries, benefits, utilities, printing); surveys; permits; travel (e.g. mileage, lodging, meals, site rental); food/beverage; vehicles; fundraising; conferences; reenactments, performances; trips, camps, workshops; and political activities.

Pre-Application Information:

Completed applications must be postmarked on or before December 31, and mailed by USPS or other mail carrier.

Recipients awarded a DAR Historic Preservation Grant during one administration must wait until the next DAR administration (e.g., July 2022–June 2025) before applying for an additional grant for another project or a different phase of the same project.

Chapter locations: https://www.dar.org/national-society/become-member/chapter-locations

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications must be mailed to:
DAR Historic Preservation Grants vice-chair
26 Pinewood Road, Guilderland, NY 12084-9760,

Questions may be directed to hpgrants@nsdar.org.

Daughters of the American Revolution
1776 D Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

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