Recent CLG Grants CLG grant awards have assisted a wide range of projects, from National Register nominations to underwater archaeology. Click here for a list of grant awards from 2000-2019. Recent recipients include: 2022 Town of Bristol ($25,000)To re-survey the approximately 600 properties located within the Bristol Waterfront National Register Historic District. Town of Cumberland ($8000)To hire a consultant to assist with designating Arnold Mills as a local historic district City of Newport/Newport Restoration Foundation ($20,000)Towards hiring a consultant to produce graphics that may include photos, drawings, and architectural renderings of appropriate design concepts for Appendix A to Newport’s Design Guidelines for Elevating Historic Buildings Town of South Kingstown ($12,250)To host “CAMP” – a one-day training program open to all Rhode Island Historic District Commission members and related Town interests – in coordination with the National Association of Preservation Commissions. The Commission also reserved $10,000 to fund an analysis and recommendations for the Rhode Island Historic Preservation Conference. 2021 Town of Bristol ($7,000)To complete an assessment of resources in the town’s historic district that are located within the 100-year flood plain and potentially endangered by sea level rise and storm events. City of Cranston ($9,000)To hire a consultant to update the City’s inventory of historic resources, complete a summary report of current preservation activities in Cranston, and define priorities and goals for the future. Town of Cumberland ($10,000)To hire a consultant to complete a feasibility study for the Old Post Office at 16 Mill Street. Town of North Smithfield ($5,000)To survey and evaluate the Grange Road area to determine its eligibility for nomination as a National Register Historic District. City of Providence/Neutaconaknut Hill Conservancy ($9,000)To hire a consultant to research and evaluate the park’s National Register eligibility and to provide recommendations for its nomination if applicable. City of Providence/Providence Preservation Society ($8,500)To diversify the PPS Online Guide to Providence Architecture by adding sites associated with underrepresented groups, and to fund the Diversity in Preservation internship. City of Warwick ($7,000)For graphic design, printing, and mailing of the City’s new HDC standards and guidelines. The Commission also reserved $10,000 to fund planning and coordination of the 2021 Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference. 2020 Town of Glocester ($13,700)For architectural and engineering assistance to support the town’s Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program. City of East Providence ($10,000) For a city-wide survey of historic school buildings. City of East Providence ($9,000)To hire a consultant to complete an interpretive signage plan for the City. Town of Bristol/Bristol Historical and Preservation Society ($7,500)To produce a series of educational videos for property owners in the town’s local historic districts. Town of Bristol/Coggeshall Farm Museum ($6,000)To hire an engineering consultant to design a re-grading plan and drainage system for the c. 1790 Coggeshall Farmhouse. City of Newport/Church Community Housing Corporation ($5,000)To complete an amendment to the Newport National Historic Landmark District that will incorporate the historic Newport Spring site and highlight its significance. City of Providence/Preserve Rhode Island ($12,500)For planning and coordination of the State Historic Preservation Conference and attendee scholarships. Town of Cumberland ($10,000) To fund a conditions assessment of Town Hall. Town of Hopkinton ($7,000) To hire a consultant to complete a survey of the 14-acre Manitou Hassanassh Preserve. Town of North Providence ($8,000) To hire a consultant to complete a conditions assessment of the North Providence Old Town Hall. City of Pawtucket ($9,000) To hire a consultant to complete an architectural assessment of the Pawtucket Public Library Sayles Building. City of Providence ($6,000) To hire a preservation consultant to prepare all necessary documentation to nominate the former Plymouth Congregational Church at 1014 Broad Street to the National Register of Historic Places. City of Providence ($10,000) Delegated to Providence Preservation Society to fund construction documents for the rehabilitation of PPS headquarters at the 1769 Old Brick School House. The Commission also reserved $10,000 to fund planning and coordination of the 2020 Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference.