2021 State Preservation Grants application

Newport Art Museum
The Newport Art Museum, past recipient of a State Preservation Grant.

The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission is accepting applications for 2021 State Preservation Grants (SPG) to support capital preservation projects at museums, cultural art centers, and public historic sites located in historic buildings. Applications are due by October 1, 2021. Award decisions will be announced by December 31, 2021. 

Before you apply, we invite you to submit an “email of intent.” Email Katherine Pomplun with the following information:

  1. Name of organization
  2. Name/address of building for which grant is sought
  3. Use of building
  4. Brief description of potential project(s)

We will provide preliminary feedback on your proposed project and guidance on a potential application.

Below, find links to the application portal, additional application documents, and program materials.

Regulations + State Register lookup

Rules and Regulations for the State Preservation Grants

Is my property listed in the State Register

Recording of SPG Information Session

SPG Info Session (9/9/2021)

Questions? Contact Katherine Pomplun.