African American Civil Rights (AACR) History Grants - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberP20AS00002
Opportunity TitleAfrican American Civil Rights (AACR) History Grants
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Post DateOctober 2, 2019 (Wednesday)
Last Updated DateNovember 25, 2019 (Monday)
Close DateDecember 3, 2019 (Tuesday)
Award Amount$15,000 - $50,000 (total funding : $14,500,000)

Funding Detail Description

The National Park Service's (NPS) African American Civil Rights Grant Program (AACR) will document, interpret, and preserve the 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. There are separate funding announcements for physical preservation projects and for historical research/documentation projects. Funding announcement P20AS00002 is for historical research/documentation only; P20AS00001 is for physical preservation of historic sites only.

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameNational Park Service
Important Dates
Post DateOctober 2, 2019 (Wednesday)
Close DateDecember 3, 2019 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateNovember 25, 2019 (Monday)
Archive DateDecember 30, 2019 (Monday)
Awards Detail
Award Floor$15,000
Award Ceiling$50,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$14,500,000
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional InformationFull announcement available on grants.gov
Additional Information URLhttps://www.grants.gov

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 15.904 - Historic Preservation Fund Grants-In-Aid

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Arts
  • Community Development
  • Humanities
  • Other

Category Explanation

  • Cultural Heritage and Historic Preservation

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Others

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • In accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act as amended, 54 USC §300101, this funding opportunity is limited to States, Territories, Federally-recognized Tribes, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations, as defined by 54 USC § 300300, local governments including Certified Local Governments, and non-profit organizations, including non-profit Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs).

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactGrants Management Specialist Seth Tinkham 202-354-2020
(Email strongly preferred.)