Certified Local Government Grant Program

    Iowa cities, counties, and land-use districts that have signed a Certified Local Government Agreement with the State of Iowa and the National Park Service may apply for grant funding through this program to support historic preservation activities.

    The Certified Local Government must be in good standing and current in its submission of annual reports to apply for this grant opportunity.

    How to Apply

    The application cycle is currently closed. New application materials will be available in the spring of 2016.

    Manage Your Grant

    View the Grant Handbook for information on how to successfully manage your project and funding.

    Use the most recent versions of State Historic Preservation Office, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and National Park Service logos on material promoting grantee projects in addition to the National Park Service Standard Acknowledgement found in the Grant Handbook.

    •  State Historic Preservation Office of Iowa Logo <link to: About Us – News & Media – Logos and Brand Guide – Logos and Brand Guide PDF>
    • National Park Service Logo

    Promotional Information

    Send images and event details when grant funded project activity is happening. The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs is dedicated to communicating the impact and value of your project activity through various communication platforms and networks.

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