There is $8.4 million available to:
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
City or township governments
Others (see grant announcement links below)
For the documention, interpretation, and preservation of sites related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century.
The NPS 2008 report, “Civil Rights in America, A Framework for Identifying Significant Sites,” will serve as the reference document in determining the appropriateness of proposed projects and properties. AACR Grants are funded by the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), administered by the NPS, and will fund a broad range of preservation projects for historic sites including: architectural services, historic structure reports, preservation plans, and physical preservation to structures. Grants are awarded through a competitive process and do not require non-Federal match.
DEADLINE: Sep 29, 2017
NPS Grants Office Website:
African American Civil Rights (AACR) History Grants
African American Civil Rights (AACR) Preservation Grants