FY2024 ABPP - Battlefield Land Acquisition Grant

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
December 29th, 2023
Close Date
December 31st, 2024
Total Funding
$17,400,000.00
Award Ceiling
$0.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Opportunity No.
P24AS00517

Agency

National Park Service (DOI-NPS)

Eligible Applicants

City or Township Governments

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Park Service is offering the FY2024 ABPP - Battlefield Land Acquisition Grant. This grant aims to assist state or local governments in preserving eligible Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War battlefield lands through the acquisition of fee-simple or less-than-fee (easement) interests. The grant requires a dollar-for-dollar non-Federal match and is available for acquiring interests in eligible Civil War battlefields listed in the Civil War sites Advisory Commission's Report on the Nation's Civil War Battlefields (1993) and in the principal battlefields of the Revolutionary War and War of 1812 identified in NPS ABPP's Report to Congress on the Historic Preservation of Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Sites in the United States (2007) (Survey Reports). The grant opportunity will remain open until December 31, 2024, and applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM, ET, on that date. For more information and to apply, visit the National Park Service's website at https://www.nps.gov/orgs/2287/index.htm.

Description

Historic battlefields and associated sites of armed conflict are powerful reminders of the shared heritage of all Americans. In an ongoing effort to extend the conservation of natural and cultural resources beyond our park boundaries, the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program (NPS ABPP) promotes the preservation and interpretation of these important places. NPS ABPP supports community-driven stewardship of historic resources through four grant opportunities: Preservation Planning, Battlefield Restoration, Battlefield Interpretation, and Battlefield Land Acquisition.NPS ABPP administers Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants (BLAG) to assist State and local governments with the preservation of eligible Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War battlefield lands through acquisition of fee-simple or less-than-fee (easement) interests. Funding for the BLAG program is made available from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and is awarded competitively. Each grant requires a dollar-for-dollar non-Federal match. Grants are available to acquire interests in eligible Civil War battlefields listed in the Civil War sites Advisory Commission's (CWSAC) Report on the Nation's Civil War Battlefields (1993) and in the principal battlefields of the Revolutionary War and War of 1812 identified in NPS ABPP’s Report to Congress on the Historic Preservation of Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Sites in the United States (2007) (Survey Reports).A nonprofit organization may acquire an interest in an eligible site with a BLAG award in partnership with a State or local government.

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