Grants available to rehabilitate historic, cultural resources in Nevada

$2.8 million in grants now available to rehabilitate historic, cultural resources throughout Nevada

Nevada is a historic and cultural wonder, boasting legendary tales, enduring traditions, rich archaeology, and iconic buildings that shape its distinctive identity. Remarkably, Nevada features more than 110,000 recorded cultural treasures and 424 iconic structures and archeological sites, inviting exploration by Nevadans and all who visit the Silver State.

As part of its commitment to protect Nevada’s historic and cultural treasures, the Nevada Commission for Cultural Centers and Historic Preservation (CCCHP) is pleased to announce availability of $2.8 million in grants earmarked to support historic and cultural rehabilitation endeavors across the state. These grants, made possible through funding from the sale of general obligation bonds and managed by the  Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (NSHPO), are available to governmental entities and nonprofit corporations (501 (c)) seeking to rehabilitate and revitalize historic structures and archaeological sites for use as cultural centers.

Since 1993, the CCCHP has distributed over $45 million in grants to help fund more than 100 projects statewide, collectively supporting Nevada’s vibrant tourism economy. Some recent projects funded by the CCCHP grants include:

  • La Concha Lobby within the Neon Museum, Clark County;
  • Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, Douglas County;
  • Oats Park Art Center, Churchill County;
  • El Rancho Hotel, Elko County; and
  • Goldfield High School, Esmeralda County.

Important Deadlines:

  • February 15 – Statement of Intent Form Due: Required for applicants who are new to the process, or projects that have not received Commission funding in prior grant cycles. 
  • March 15 – Technical Guidance Request Form Due
  • April 30 – Applications Due

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