Funding and Incentives

Funding and Incentives

Historic Preservation Grants 

If your municipality or non-profit organization owns a historic building, you may be eligible to apply for a Historic Preservation Grant to assist with the cost of repairing and maintaining the structure.

Barn Preservation Grants 

If you own a historic agricultural building, you may be eligible to apply for a Barn Grant to assist with the cost of repairing and maintaining the structure.

2016 Grants Map 

View the interactive map below for summaries of each 2016 State Historic Preservation grant and Barn Preservation grant project. 

Certified Local Government Grants  

The Certified Local Government (CLG) program provides an opportunity to help local governments integrate historic preservation concerns with local planning decisions.

Downtown & Village Center Tax Credits 

State income tax credits are available to business and property owners with buildings constructed prior to 1983 and located within a State designated downtown or village center. Credits can help defray the cost of historic rehabilitation, façade and code improvements and technology upgrades.

Federal Rehabilitation Investment Tax Credits (RITC) 

Administered by the National Park Service, a 20% federal income tax credit is available for rehabilitation of income-producing historic buildings, including multi-family housing. Properties must be listed in the National Register of Historic Places and work must meet preservation standards.

Funding Directory for Historic Preservation Projects in Vermont 

The Division for Historic Preservation maintains a Funding Directory for Historic Preservation Projects in Vermont.

Contact Us

Debra Sayers, Administrative Services Coordinator
802-828-3213

One National Life Drive
Deane C. Davis Building, 6th Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-0501

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