2023 Certified Local Government Grants Round The 2023 Certified Local Government (CLG) Grants round is open. The grants will support projects within the following categories: Identification and Evaluation of Historic Resources, Planning Activities, Resource-Specific Activities, Public Education Activities, and Statewide Projects. Eligible applicants must apply for this grant directly in eCivis, the state’s new, online grant application portal. Please use this link to reach the 2023 CLG Grant application in eCivis. New to eCivis? Sign up for a training on November 2 and December 8 from 2-3pm. Or consult the CLG Grant application instructions. 2023 CLG application instructions 2023 CLG application instructions 221102 2023 CLG application instructions 221102 PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes RIHPHC identified three funding priorities for special consideration in 2023. Grant proposals that were responsive to these specific priorities will receive extra points in our scoring and review process. These include: Projects that help communities plan for protecting historic resources from the effects of climate change and sea level rise (State Plan Goal 1, Objective A2 and Goal 3, Objective C4) Projects that promote the recognition or preservation of resources associated with historically underrepresented groups (State Plan Goal 1, Objective A3 and Goal 4, Objective A5) Projects that will provide training opportunities for historic district commissions and municipal planning staff (State Plan Goal 5, Objective A3) All three funding priorities are linked to specific goals and objectives from the State Historic Preservation Plan (2021). CLG Grant applications are due January 20, 2023. For questions about the CLG Grants, application, or eCivis, please contact Donna Alqassar.