Tuesday, September 04, 2007
News: Cash for Battlefields and Historic Sites
In an August press release from Glenn F. Williams, email: Glenn.Williams@Hqda.Army.Mil, regarding the American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) of the National Park Service, there are several grants available for the identification, preservation and interpretation of battlefields and historical sites.
The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) of the National Park
Service invites Federal agencies, tribal, state, and local governments,
educational institutions, and nonprofit historical preservation and
other private sector organizations to submit applications for grants.
The purpose of this grant program is to provide seed money for projects
that lead directly to the identification, preservation and
interpretation of battlefield land and/or historic sites associated with
battlefields. In recent years grants have averaged about $32,300 per
award. Applications must be received in the ABPP office by January 18,
2008. Visit the ABPP website at www.cr.nps.gov/abpp for details, or
contact Kristen McMasters, grants manager, at (202) 354-2037, or by
e-mail at Kristen_McMasters@nps.gov or write to Kristen L. McMasters,
Archeologist Planner and Grants Manager, American Battlefield Protection Program,
1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240.