New Jersey Historic Trust Affiliated with the Department of Community Affairs

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Grants and Loans

Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund

An annual source of matching grants for Capital, Historic Site Management, and Heritage Tourism Planning from the state’s corporate business tax for historic preservation.

Discover New Jersey History License Plate Fund

The Discover NJ History License Plate Fund provides small grants (up to $5,000) to develop and promote visitor ready sites as heritage tourism destinations.

Cultural Trust

The Cultural Trust provides grants to support capital projects, endowments and institutional and financial stabilization of arts, history, and humanities organizations in New Jersey.

Revolving Loans

The Revolving Loan Fund, funded through a state bond program, provides financing for the preservation, improvement, restoration, rehabilitation, and acquisition of historic properties.

Emergency Grants and Loans

The Emergency Grant and Loan Program was created to provide small amounts of money for funding emergency work to preserve endangered historic properties.

Other Grant Programs

Early Funding Programs currently consists of the Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund and the 1772 Foundation.

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