2021 April Preservation ePost
Included in This Issue:
Notice of Intent to Award
2021 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards
Certified Local Government News
April 30 SHRC Meeting - Special Tribute
Designate California!
Webinars, Apprenticeships,
and more....

News & Updates
Notice of Intent to Award

The Office of Historic Preservation has issued a Notice of Intent to Award a contract for the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California, 1850-1970 Multiple Property Documentation Form (MPDF) Amended Submission. The intended contract recipient is Page and Turnbull, Inc. of San Francisco.

The contract allows for creation of three additional historic contexts for the eight Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) communities and period of significance previously established with the initial AAPI MPS. That MPS was approved by the Keeper of the National Register in January 2020. 


Image: Nisei VFW Post 8985, Sacramento, achieved listing on the National Register of Historic Places in October 2020, under the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California MPS. (Photo courtesy of Cameron Evans).
Seeking Excellence in Preservation!

There is still time to submit a nomination for the 2021 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards! We welcome nominations for individuals, projects, organizations, or agencies whose work exemplifies the best in preserving the places, buildings, and cultural traditions of our collective California heritage. Nomination forms and instructions are available on our Awards page.
Deadline for nominations: May 7, 2021.


Image: Project participants accepted a 2017 Governor's Historic Preservation Award for the Kashaya Pomo Cultural Landscape Project. (Photo courtesy of California Sate Parks).
Certified Local Government News

Deadline Extended: The deadline for submitting the 2019-2020 Certified Local Government Annual Report has been extended to April 30, 2021. Visit our Certified Local Government page for instructions and how to receive the Annual Report template.

Grants Available: Now is the time to submit your application for 2021-2022 Certified Local Government Grants to support local preservation programming. Application deadline: May 14, 2021. Visit our CLG Grants page for instructions and how to receive the Grant Manual and Application.
Paul Bruhn Revitalization Grants Accepting Applications

Administered by the National Park Service, the Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants Program (formerly named the Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program) supports preservation of rural historic properties and economic development of rural communities through a program of subgrants. Tribes, Certified Local Governments, States, and non-profits can apply for funding to be subgranted to rural communities within their jurisdictions.

Apply for the program via Grants.gov.
Application Deadline: May 12, 2021.
CPF Preservation Design Awards Accepting Nominations

The California Preservation Foundation (CPF) is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Preservation Design Awards. As stated on the CPF website, these awards "recognize projects ranging from the smallest infill to large restorations; sustainable efforts; cultural heritage and intangible heritage efforts, and more."

Nomination Deadline: June 21, 2021.
ACHP/HUD Preservation Award Deadline Approaching

There is still time submit nominations for the 2021 ACHP/HUD Secretary's Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation, a joint venture of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The award recognizes preservation projects that focus on affordable housing, community revitalization, and/or economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income families.

Nomination Deadline: April 16, 2021.

Designating California!
Education & Events
Main Street America Annual Conference, April 12-14
Main Street America is still accepting registrations for the 2021 Main Street Now Conference to be held online, April 12-14. Session topics will include Recovery and Resilience, Equity and Inclusion, and more.
CPF Three Part Webinar Series, April 13, 20, & 27
The California Preservation Foundation (CPF), in partnership with The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), presents a three part webinar series taking place April 13, 20, & 27. "Since the 70s: Issues in Saving More-Recent Recent Past Resources" looks at the unique and interesting aspects of Post Modern landscapes and architecture. Included is a virtual tour of San Francisco's Embarcadero Center. The series is free or by donation. Registration is required.

Visit the CPF website for additional online learning opportunities.
NPI Offering Free, On-Demand Training

Visit the NPI website for a full calendar of learning programs.
Preservation Apprenticeships with the NPS
The Historic Preservation Training Center of the National Park Service is accepting applications for their Traditional Trades Apprenticeship Program (TTAP). Participants will learn the hands-on skills needed to preserve and maintain historic resources in national parks and historic communities. Information about apprenticeship positions, locations, and the application process, is found on the TTAP website.

April 22 is Earth Day!
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