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The Certified Local Government (CLG) program is designed to promote historic preservation at the local level. It is a federal program (National Park Service) that is administered by the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). Local governments must meet certain qualifications to become "certified" and thereby qualify to receive federal grants through SHPO and additional technical assistance. Benefits and RequirementsNational Program information
Becoming a CLG is a lengthy process. It requires the creation of a historic commission and a preservation ordinance. Contact our office for assistance and ordinance review.
Preservation Planning and Ordinances
CLGs are eligible for non-competitive grants that fund work that supports the promotion of historic preservation including survey, nominations to the National Register of Historic Places, public education, training, etc.
Grant Guidelines2019 Grant Guidelines2020 Grant Guidelines will be available in January.OPRD Grants Online System - CLG Application access
Professional Requirements - Qualitfication requirements for people completing grant funded work
Materials for grant funded development projects.Grant Funded Pass-through Grant Tips and Requirements Preservation Agreement CLG Development Project Packet CoversheetCLG Development Project Checklist and Timeline for Known Projects CLG Development Project Checklist and Timeline for Pass Through Grants
Kuri GillCLG Coordinator(503) firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert OlguinCLG Co-Coordinator(503) email@example.com
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