The 2023 Certified Local Government (CLG) Grants round is open to communities with Certified Local Governments (Bristol, Coventry, Cranston, Cumberland, East Greenwich, East Providence, Glocester, Hopkinton, Narragansett, New Shoreham, Newport, North Kingstown, North Providence, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, Providence, South Kingstown, and Warwick). Grants will support projects within the following categories: Identification and Evaluation of Historic Resources, Planning Activities, Resource-Specific Activities, Public Education Activities, and Statewide Projects.
Three priority areas will special consideration in 2023:
- projects that help communities plan for protecting historic resources from the effects of climate change and sea level rise
- projects that promote the recognition or preservation of resources associated with historically underrepresented groups
- projects that provide training opportunities for historic district commissions and municipal planning staff
Applicants must apply for this grant directly in eCivis, the state’s online grant application portal. Applications are due January 20, 2023.
For questions about the CLG Grants, application, or eCivis, please contact Donna Alqassar.