Funding and Incentives

Funding and Incentives

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.

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.

Certified Local Government Grants  

Strengthening local preservation programs, the Certified Local Government (CLG) program encourages the direct participation of local governments in the identification, evaluation, registration, and preservation of historic properties within their jurisdictions. It promotes the integration of local preservation interests and concerns into local planning and decision-making processes.

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. Learn more about the differences between the Rehabilitation Credit and Low-Income Housing Credit

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

Caitlin Corkins, Tax Credits & Grants Coordinator
802-828-3047

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

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