Grants and Funding Sources

Applications are now being accepted for the Pennsylvania Heritage Areas Pilot Project Grants

Deadline to Apply: November 28, 2022.

Pennsylvania Hallowed Grounds in cooperation with Preservation Pennsylvania is offering assistance to support the work of volunteer cemetery stewards at two or three historic African American cemeteries located within the boundaries of any of Pennsylvania’s 12 heritage areas (HeritagePA).

For more information and to apply, please click the button below to go to the website of Preservation PA:

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PILOT PROJECT GOAL: Develop an actionable, site-specific preservation plan for each of the selected cemeteries. The action plan will clarify which projects are appropriate for volunteer efforts and which will require the expertise of skilled professionals. A successful volunteer work event will be the capstone achievement of the project period.

This pilot program is being funded by Heritage PA , financed by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program, the Heritage Areas Program under the administration of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation.


Coming Soon: Application information about the Pennsylvania African American Cemetery Stewards Network Grants.

These grants are Funded by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the 1772 Foundation.

Please click on the button below to learn more about these grants and how you can receive updates as information becomes available:

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