Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

New Jersey Historic Trust Affiliated with the Department of Community Affairs

Resources to Help with Your Application

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Topic-Specific Papers and Guidelines

The following documents contain information and resource to help you better prepare your application for funding. 

Heritage Tourism and Heritage Tourism Assessments (pdf) 

Preservation Plans and Historic Structure Reports (pdf) 

Preservation Plans and Historic Structure Reports Checklist (pdf)

Historic Site Interpretation (pdf)

Archaeology and Historic Preservation Projects (pdf)


The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (Revised 2017)

All activities funded by the NJ Historic Trust must be in compliance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties. The Standards document provides common sense definitions and principles to guide historic preservation projects.  This document was updated in 2017, and the link goes to the revised version.

The Professional Qualifications Standards define the minimum education and experience required to perform identification, evaluation, registration, and treatment activities.


Applicant Workshop Presentation

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