FY2021 Formal Solicitation for Applications
The Florida Department of State is soliciting applications for Small Matching and Special Category Grant-in-Aid assistance for historic preservation projects. Applications will be accepted online at dosgrants.com. The application submission period will open April 1, 2019, and close at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) on June 1, 2019. Applications will only be accepted electronically and must be complete to be considered for evaluation.
- FY2021 Small Matching Formal Solicitation for Applications (pdf)
- FY2021 Special Category Formal Solicitation for Applications (pdf)
Rule Review, Rule Number 1A-39.001
The purpose of this rule amendment is to establish in rule the most recent guidelines, application procedures, and Grant Award Agreements for the Historic Preservation Grants In Aid Program, including the Small Matching Grant Program and the Special Category Grant Program.
Notice of Proposed Rule is available here. Public comment will be accepted until March 29, 2019.
To review rule revisions, download the draft documentation below:
- Rule 1A-39.001 Draft (pdf)
- Draft Small Matching Grants Guidelines (pdf)
- Draft Special Category Grants Guidelines (pdf)
- Form DHR001- Small Matching Grant Application Draft (pdf)
- Form DHR002- Special Category Grant Application Draft (pdf)
- Form GAA001- GAA Draft (pdf)
FY2020 Grant Review and Ranking
The Small Matching Grant Panel reviewed and scored eligible FY2020 Small Matching grant applications on August 21, 2018. The Panel’s recommended funding lists for Small Matching and Certified Local Government Small Matching grants have been reviewed and approved by the Secretary of State, and the ranked Small Matching list below will be provided to the Florida Legislature for funding consideration.
The Florida Historical Commission reviewed and scored eligible FY2020 Special Category grant applications on September 6 & 7, 2018. The Commission’s recommended funding list for Special Category grants has been reviewed and approved by the Secretary of State, and the ranked Special Category list below will be provided to the Florida Legislature for funding consideration.
The 2019-2020 Department of State Grant Book can be accessed here.
Funded Lists per fiscal year:
- Final Grant Funding FY2019
- Final Grant Funding FY2018
- Final Grant Funding for FY2017
Historic Preservation Grants Program Overview
The Historic Preservation Grants Program allocates state funds appropriated by the Legislature and federal funds apportioned to the state by the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, for the preservation and protection of the state's historic and archaeological sites and properties. The program is administered by the Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State and is governed by rules in Chapter 1A-39, Florida Administrative Code and Section 267.0617, Florida Statutes.
Those eligible to apply for grant funding include state agencies, state universities, non-profit organizations, units of local government, cities, towns, and counties. Private property owners are not eligible for state grant funding from the Department of State’s Division of Historical Resources.
Grant Contract, Payment and Record Requirements
For grants recipients and potential grant recipients; please review and be familiar with the State requirements and guidelines for allowable project costs as outlined in the Department of Financial Services' Reference Guide for State Expenditures (pdf).
Past Grant Award Search
To view past Bureau of Historic Preservation Grant Awards, visit the Division's Historic Preservation Grant Recipients Search page.
To view past Department of State Grant Awards, visit the Department's Grants History Online Search Tool (GHOST).
Historic Preservation Grants Program
Division of Historical Resources
R. A. Gray Building, 4th Floor
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399