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Grant Planning, Application, Adminstration & Reporting

Use the following documents to guide your grant planning,
writing, and administration to ensure your grant project is
a success.  

-> OPRD GrantsOnline System

-> OPRD GrantsOnline Troubleshooting

-> Sample Finance Page - What we want submitted

-> Grant Writing Tips

-> 2015-17 Grant Requirement Manual 

-> Grant Administration At A Glance  

-> OPRD Grants Online Reporting and Reimbursement Instructions - please refer to your specific grant guidlines for additional reporting requirements, these instructions for technical use of the online system.

-> Grant Evaluation and Project Impact Form - this completed form is required with the final grant report.

-> Grant Evaluation and Project Impact Form Example - use this example to fill out the form.

-> Grant FAQs 

-> Check out our Heritage Bulletins for project and grant writing technical assistance. If you have a collections related projects you might be interested in a Heritage MentorCorps mentor to help you plan your project. For Museum and Heritage grants, use our project checklist to provide needed information in your application.

 

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Diamonds in the Rough Grant Program

DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH GRANT
DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH grants are to restore or reconstruct the facades of buildings that have been heavily altered over the years. The purpose is to return them to their historic appearance and potentially qualify them for historic register designation (local or national). These grants are part of the SHPO's Preserving Oregon Grant Program for the 2013-15 biennium. Grants may be awarded up to $20,000.
 
Application Deadline: Spring 2018
New applications and deadlines will be released in January.
 
-> 2017 Diamonds in the Rough Grant Guidelines - Please read these before preparing an application.
-> 2017 Diamonds in the Rough Online Grant Instructions - Please read these before using the OPRD Grants Online system.
 
 
Contact
Kuri Gill
Grants and Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (503) 986-0685
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Oregon Heritage Grant Program

The Oregon Heritage Commission administers the Oregon Heritage Grant Program, which provides matching grants to non-profit organizations, federal recognized tribal governments, universities and local governments for projects that conserve, develop or interpret Oregon’s heritage. Currently, $200,000 per biennium is available. 

Application Deadline: October 2, 2017
(only awarded once per biennium)

 
-> 2017-19 Heritage Grant Information

-> 2017 Oregon Heritage Grant Guidelines

-> Oregon Heritage Grant Online Instructions

-> OPRD Grants Online Program 

-> Check our Heritage Bulletins and the Heritage MentorCorps for project advice. Use our project checklist to provide needed information in your application.
  
-> 2015 Heritage Grant Awardees

Oregon Heritage Grant Review Committee meeting - October 23, 9am-3pm, North Mall Office Building, 725 Summer St NE, room 124A. Agenda


Contact: 
  
Kuri Gill 
Interim Heritage Commission Coordinator
Phone: (503) 986-0685
Email: Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov

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Historic Cemeteries Grant Program

Help has arrived for historic cemeteries! The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries (OCHC) offers Historic Cemetery Grants to provide financial assistance in the following general categories: Protection and Security, Restoration and Preservation, Education and Training, Research and Interpretation. Eligible projects may include, but aren’t limited to: security needs, training, conservation of historic elements such as curbs, markers, etc., documentation and mapping, signage, landscape restoration and planning. 

Application Deadline: Spring 2018

-> 2017 Historic Cemeteries Grant Information
-> 2017 Historic Cemeteries Grant Guidelines - Please read these before preparing an application.
-> 2017 Historic Cemeteries Grant Online Instructions - Please read these for using the OPRD Grants Online system.
-> OPRD Grants Online Program

-> 2017 History Cemeteries Grant Awards

-> Check our Heritage Bulletins for project advice.
  
 
Contact:
 
Kuri Gill
Historic Cemetery Grant Program Coordinator
Phone: (503) 986-0685
Email: kuri.gill@oregon.gov

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Museum Grant Program

The Oregon Heritage Commission offers matching grants to public and non-profit heritage museums that meet certain qualifications. The grants support Oregon museums in projects for the collection and management of heritage collections, for heritage-related tourism, and heritage education and interpretations. Currently, $100,000 per biennium is available. 
 
Application Deadline: Spring 2018, new applications available January 2018


-> 2017 Museum Grant Information

-> 2017 Museum Grant Guidelines - Please read these before preparing an application.

-> 2017 Museum Grant Online Instructions - Please read these before using the OPRD Grants Online system.

-> OPRD Grants Online Program

-> 2017 Museum Grant Awards

-> Check our Heritage Bulletins and the Heritage MentorCorps for project advice. Use our project checklist to provide needed information in your application.
 
Contact: 
 
Kuri Gill
Interim Heritage Commission Coordinator
Phone: (503) 986-0685
Email: Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov

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Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant

The Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant supports downtown revitalization efforts in communities participating in the Oregon Main Street Network.
The purpose of the program is to;
·         Acquire, rehabilitate, and construct buildings on properties in designated downtown areas statewide; and
·         Facilitate community revitalization that will lead to private investment, job creation or retention, establishing or expanding viable businesses, or creating a stronger tax base.

Grants may be awarded up to $100,000.

Application Deadline: This grant will be offered again when funding is secured.

Please use the Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant guidelines to plan your application.

-> Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant information
-> Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant Guidelines
-> Oregon Main Steet Revitalization Grant OPRD Grants Online Instructions
-> OPRD Grants Online Application System
-> Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant Impact Form - this is required following the grant award and project completion

 2017 Awarded grants

Contact:
Sheri Stuart
Oregon Main Street Network Coordinator
(503) 986-0679
Sheri.Stuart@oregon.gov  

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Preserving Oregon

PRESERVING OREGON GRANT

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) offers matching grants for rehabilitation work that supports the preservation of historic resources listed in the National Register of Historic Places or for significant work contributing toward identifying, preserving and/or interpreting archaeological sites. Currently, $250,000 per biennium is available, and grant funds may be awarded for amounts up to $20,000.
 
Letter of Intent to apply is REQUIRED.

Letter of Intent Deadline: Spring 2018

Application Deadline: Spring 2018

New applications and deadines will be released January 2018.

A pre-application letter of intent submission and possible site visit is required. If you are interested in applying, submit a letter in interest by creating an application on the OPRD Grants Online Program.

Once you have submitted a letter of intent, you will be contacted to discuss the project and to perhaps schedule a site visit. You will receive email notification when you have approval to submit an application. The application will be submitted through the same online program.

-> 2017 Preserving Oregon Grant Information 

-> 2017 Preserving Oregon Grant Guidelines - Please read these before preparing an application.
-> 2017 Preserving Oregon Grant Online Application Instructions - Please read these before using the OPRD Grants Online system.
-> OPRD Grants Online
  
-> 2017 Preserving Oregon Grant awards
 
Contacts
Preserving Oregon Grant Application and Historic Property Project Questions
Kuri Gill
Grants and Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (503) 986-0685
Email: kuri.gill@oregon.gov 
 
Archaeological Project Questions
Dennis Griffin
State Archaeologist
Phone: (503) 986-0674
Email: dennis.griffin@oregon.gov 

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Veterans and War Memorials Grant

The Veterans’ and War Memorials Grant Program was created and established to provide funding assistance to local governments for the construction and restoration of veterans’ and war memorials.  The program will help honor Oregon’s soldiers and veterans by commemorating their service to the country. 

 

Application Deadline: Winter, 2018

Use the information below for planning purposes.

Applications must be submitted through the OPRD:Grants Online System. Please be sure to follow the instruction guide provided below.

-> Veterans and War Memorial Grant Information - General information on eligibility, deadlines, and application questions.

-> Online Application Instructions - Please use these insturctions to enter information into OPRD Grants Online system.

-> Veteran and War Memorial Grant Manual - This manual provides information on elgibility, source of funds, applicable expenses, award process, reporting and reimbursement process.

-> Access online application site

 

Contact: 
Kuri Gill 
Grants and Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (503) 986-0685
Email: kuri.gill@oregon.gov

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CLG Grant Program

The Certified Local Government (CLG) program offers matching grants to cities and counties that have been "certified" as historic preservation partners with both the state and the federal governments.  These grants can be used for a wide-range of preservation projects, including National Register nominations, historic resource surveys, preservation education, preservation code development, building restoration, and preservation planning. Between roughly $65,000 - $200,000 is available per year, depending on federal allocation and state priorities.
 
Application Deadline: Submitted February 24, 2017
  
Your local government must be a CLG to apply, contact the coordinator for more information. 
   

-> CLG Grant Awards

Contact: 
Kuri Gill
CLG Coordinator
Phone: (503) 986-0685
Email: kuri.gill@oregon.gov 

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Recreation Grants

Oregon Parks and Recreation offers several grants programs for parks and trails.

Check out the program!

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