Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation

Connecticut Trust Grants

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation

Grant Programs:

Our grant programs are supported by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development with funds from the Community Investment Act.


1. Maintenance & Repair Grant (M&R): Available to non-profits and municipalities for capital improvements such as window restoration, sill replacement, masonry repair, exterior paint and roofing. Up to $15,000 with a 1:1 match required.

Deadline: Dependent on the result of state budget cuts, see our legislative page HERE for more information.

Full Details Here: M&R


2.Vibrant Communities Initiative (VCI): A community planning grant to assist municipalities in producing action plans for the preservation, redevelopment or revitalization of underutilized historic structures or places. Up to $50,000 with no match required.

Deadline: TBA* Municipalities may contact Brad Schide with interest at circuitrider@cttrust.org

Full Details Here: VCI


3. Historic Preservation Technical Assistance Grant (HPTAG): Available to non-profits and municipalities for feasibility studies, condition assessments, engineering analyses and Historic Structures Reports for structures listed on the State or National Register of Historic Places. Up to $20,000 with a 1:1 match required.

Deadline: Dependent on the result of state budget cuts, see our legislative page HERE for more information.

Full Details Here: HPTAG


4. Making Places Grant (MPG): A strategic planning and pre-development grant for non-profits, municipalities, private developers partnered with these entities for underutilized historic industrial buildings and sites. Up to $50,000 with no match required.

Deadline: TBA* Please contact Reneé Tribert at rtribert@cttrust.org

Full Details Here: MPG


5. Revolving Loan Fund: Available to non-profit and for-profit developers to provide a bridge loan for historic tax credits. Purchase options are also available for endangered historic properties.

Deadline: Loan funding dependent upon availability.

Full Details Here: Revolving Fund

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6. The 1772 Foundation: 2015 Connecticut Historic Preservation Grants for Private Non-Profit Organizations. Funding in the form of 1:1 matching grants of up to $15,000 will be made available for historic preservation projects. 

Deadline: Letters of Inquiry will be accepted until May 1, 2015

Full Details Here: 1772 Foundation Grants


*Additional granting opportunities will be posted as they become available. 

Questions about the grants may be directed to Jane Montanaro, Preservation Services Director at 203-562-6312 or JMontanaro@cttrust.org.

CT Trust Grants