$7 Million Available for Maritime Heritage Programs

$7 million in Grants Available from National Maritime Heritage Act Grants Program

Over the next four years, 2014- 2017, $7 million is available through a maritime heritage grants program. Approximately $1.7 million is available for 2014.  Private non-profits, tribal, state and local governments may apply.Education projects can request $ 25-50,000; Preservation projects $50-200,000.

Deadline for the first round of proposals is September 23, 2014.

All grants require a matching share. Details and application procedures can be found on our 2014 grant program page at: http://www.nps.gov/maritime/grants/2014.htmProposals must be submitted on grants.gov.

NPS will host a grant workshop at the 10th Maritime Heritage Conference, to be held in Norfolk, VA, September 17-20, 2014. See www.nauticus.org/maritime/and click on “program” for more information.