Community Preservation Grants now available

Jul 20, 2018

Every year, the Herbert and Louise Whitney Fund Community Preservation Grant Program, administered by Historic New England, offers $1,000 each to small to mid-sized heritage organizations in all six New England states.

Community Preservation Grant award presentation

Pictured: Carissa Demore, Historic New England’s team leader for preservation services, presents a 2017 grant for the Sandy Island Archives im Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.


Now in their eighth year, these grants support projects that raise the visibility of historic preservation and further Historic New England’s goal of saving and sharing diverse stories of life in our region.

501(c)3 non-profit organizations based in New England may apply. The deadline is Friday, August 17, 2018. Award recipients will be announced in fall 2018.

Herbert and Louise Whitney Fund for Community Preservation
The endowment fund that supports the Community Preservation Grants Program is named in honor of Herbert and Louise Whitney to recognize their deep appreciation and love of all things New England, in particular the Bishop family farm in North Woodstock, Connecticut.

Apply online today.

See a list of past recipients.