Preservation Heritage Fund Grant Program

About the Preservation Heritage Fund Grant Program

Landmarks Illinois’ Preservation Heritage Fund grants are intended to provide monetary assistance to significant structures or sites in Illinois that are under threat of demolition, in imminent deterioration, in need of stabilization, in need of structural or re-use evaluation, or need to be evaluated for landmark eligibility. The Preservation Heritage Fund was established in 2004.

Preservation Heritage Fund grants fund the following project types:

  • Engineering, architectural, and feasibility studies
  • Stabilization
  • Legal services
  • Surveys and National Register Nominations
  • Preservation ordinance support

GUIDELINES

Is your project or organization eligible for a Landmarks Illinois Preservation Heritage Fund Grant? Read our guidelines below to learn about grant eligibility, types of projects, size of grants, how to apply and the grant review process.

GRANT GUIDELINES

APPLICATIONS

Landmarks Illinois Preservation Heritage Fund Grants are awarded four times a year. Below are our grant application deadline dates as well as a link to our online application form.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

  • February 15
  • May 15
  • August 15
  • November 15
APPLY

Previous Preservation Heritage Fund Grant Recipients

Learn about previous Landmarks Illinois Preservation Heritage Fund Grant Recipients.

Grant Recipients

CONTACT

Questions? Contact Suzanne Germann, Director of Grants and Easements: (312) 922-1742 extension 225 or click here to send her and email.

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