Written by Brendan McCormick, Grants & Awards Assistant
Interior of the Egyptian Theatre, Coos Bay, Oregon.
Fun fact: In 2012, the National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded more than $1 million to nearly 200 projects across the country through its small grant program. This annual program supports local preservation organizations’ efforts to preserve and protect important places in their communities.
- In Texas, Preservation Longview is working to save the Judge J.N. Campbell House and received a grant for engineering and architectural consulting services.
- In Alabama, the Alabama Historical Commission is developing tours of the Alabama State Capitol and the Freedom Rides Museum that are accessible to cell phone, smart phone, and smart tablet users.
- In Oregon, the Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association commissioned a market study to help them prioritize their preservation objectives.
In the Grants office, we field calls and questions throughout the year about our grants program from people eager to do similar work in their communities. So we compiled a quick Q&A to help guide potential applicants. Read on to learn how a grant from the National Trust might be available to kickstart a preservation project in your hometown.... Read More →