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Department of Cultural Resources
ARTS Conservation License Plate Grant

Deadline to submit a letter of Intent to Apply: April 7, 2017
Deadline to submit full grant application: May 12, 2017
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Grant Coordinator: Kayla Schweitzer

(603) 271-0795

Applicants are required to submit a Letter of Intent to Apply on letterhead to the grant coordinator (by email or hard copy) prior to completing a full grant application. The Letter of Intent to Apply must be received no later than April 7, 2017 in order for the applicant to be eligible to submit a full grant application. This is a preliminary requirement to ensure the proposed project meets the grant guidelines and has been submitted to the correct Division within the Department of Cultural Resources. The Grant Coordinator will contact the applicant within one week of receipt of the Letter of Intent to Apply and confirm if the project is eligible. The Letter of Intent to Apply does not replace the full grant application nor guarantee funding.

The Letter of Intent to Apply must be no longer than one page and include:

  • Applicant name
  • Project Coordinator name and title
  • Contact Information for Project Coordinator
  • Acknowledgement that the proposed cultural or historic resource to be conserved is publicly owned by a New Hampshire municipality, town, county agency, state agency (other than the Department of Cultural Resources and its Divisions)
  • For Cultural Facility Applicants only- Intent or Statement on Determination of Eligibility for National or State Registers
  • Short project description
  • Signatures of Town Administrator and Organization Representative

These FY18 Grant Guidelines are valid for fiscal year July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018

  • Click here to download the grant guidelines in PDF format.
  • Click here to download the budget form in MS Excel format.
  • Click here to download the budget form in PDF format.
  • Click here to start the online application.

Please click here to download written instructions on how to fill out the online application.

Please watch the video tutorials below for more information.

Online Application System Instructional Video


Budget Form Instructional Video


We strongly recommend that you attend an in-person seminar or webinar for more information on the grant program and online system. Please click here for a schedule.

For accessibility accommodation requests including alternate formats please contact Cassandra Mason at or 603-271-7926.

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Last updated: March 23, 2017

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