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 State Historic Preservation Office and the Community Investment Act.

To obtain a pre-application or application for any of the grants listed below please contact Jane Montanaro, Preservation Services Director at 203-562-6312 or by email at,

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

Deadline: TBA* Please contact Jane Montanaro at

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: Municipalities may contact Brad Schide with interest at

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: TBA* Please contact Jane Montanaro at

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

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: Please contact Greg Farmer at

Full Details Here: Revolving Fund


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

CT Trust Grants