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In cooperation with the Preservation Trust of Vermont, the 1772 Foundation has announced that funding in the form of 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 will be made available for the following historic preservation projects:

  • exterior painting
  • finishes and surface restoration
  • fire detection/lightning protection/security systems
  • repairs to/restoration of porches
  • roofs and windows
  • repairs to foundations and sills and
  • chimney and masonry repointing. 

To demonstrate the sustainability of historic sites, applicants may be required to submit a cyclical maintenance plan, condition assessment, restoration plan or stewardship plan that has been prepared or updated within the last five years. If an appropriate plan does not exist, the Foundation will consider providing support for development of a plan on a case-by-case basis. 

Please review the guidelines in the pdf to the right, and complete the information below to submit a Letter of Interest.

If you have questions about this application, please contact

Deadline to submit Letter of Interest: January 15, 2020. 

Invited applications will be due March 6, 2020. 

If you are interested in submitting a Letter of Interest to apply for these funds, you must complete the entire section below. We strongly encourage you to prepare all your answers in a word processing document then copy and paste the text in the appropriate box.

  • Project & Contact Information

  • Eligibility Checklist

  • Is your property listed on the National Register of Historic Places or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places? Documentation of eligibility must be included with Letter of Interest.
  • Will your project be completed by September 30, 2020?
  • Has PTV done a site visit or provided funding for an assessment in the last three years? If the answer is "No" please contact Lisa Ryan immediately.
  • Does your organization have 501(c)(3) IRS designation?
  • Are all previous matching grants from PTV and/or the 1772 Foundation closed and inactive?
  • Is your building NOT owned by a school, church or municipality?
  • Is your project for: • Exterior paint or finish or surface restoration • Fire protection, lightning protection or security • Porch, roof or window restoration • Structural foundation or sill repair or replacement • Chimney or masonry repointing
  • Uploads

  • Please upload your letter of interest here.
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, pdf, doc, docx.
  • Please upload one photo of your project or property here.
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, pdf, png.
  • If your property is NOT listed on the National Register of Historic Places, please upload your Letter of Eligibility for the National Register here.
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, pdf, doc, docx.
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