Notice of Intent to Adopt revised Rules for the Non-Certified Local Government Grant Program, Historic Preservation Division, Department of Community Affairs.
Pursuant to the Requirements of the Georgia Administrative Procedures Act, as amended, attached are the revised Rules for the Historic Preservation Division's Non-Certified Local Government Grant Program. Also attached are a Notice of Intent form and a Summary of the proposed program rule amendments.
Please note that a public hearing will be held virtually on May 11, 2022 at 1:30 PM. The link to this public hearing is in the attached.
Please note the Department of Community Affairs intends to act on the proposed rules at its meeting at 1:30 PM on May 11, 2022 which will be held in Columbus, Georgia.
Certified Local Government Grants
- Basic Info
The Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) Grant program is appropriated annually from Congress through the National Park Service to the states. HPD reserves 10 percent of each year's appropriation for grants to Certified Local Governments (CLGs). These 60/40 matching grants enable cities, towns, and rural areas to undertake projects that aid in the preservation of historic properties.
Current Grant Cycle
Applications for the grant program are made available on the first Friday in December. Applications must be submitted on or before February 1. Applications are available through the DCA GrAAM system.
- Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Archaeology and Rehabilitation of Historic Properties
- HPD's Technical Assistance articles
- National Register District Nomination HPF Grant Application Guidance (pdf)
- Example Scope of Work for a National Register Nomination (pdf)
- Example Scope of Work for Historic Resources Survey (pdf)