Heritage Commission to issue grants for Sandy-affected properties

Posted 6/6/13

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. and Providence Plantations Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission is slated to administer $3 million in Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Grants from the National Parks Commission.

The funds will be available to projects that “preserve and/or rehabilitate historic properties and sites impacted by Hurricane Sandy in our state,” said a release.

Privately owned properties, such as residences and commercial buildings; nonprofit-owned properties, such as historic sites; and public, though nonfederal, properties including state and municipally owned building and historic parks are eligible for grant money.

Furthermore, grants must be listed on or meet the criteria for the National Register of Historic Places.

“Last October, Hurricane Sandy and the Atlantic Ocean battered the Ocean State. These federal grants will help owners repair historic properties that were damaged and preserve Rhode Island’s heritage,” Edward F. Sanderson, executive director of the Heritage Commission, said in a statement.

Qualified owners are invited to submit a preliminary application by Aug. 1 to be considered. Both the application and a grants question-and-answers page on the Heritage Commission’s website

PBN Hosted

Join PBN and two panels of successful female executives, business owners and entrepreneurs as we delve into what women should do to advance their careers, and become leaders in the corporate world and their own enterprises.
  • Book of Lists Party
    Save the date - January 15, 2015 for PBN's Book of Lists Party at the Providence ...
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
    Latest News