The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission offers multiple funding opportunites to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations and public agencies throughout the Commonwealth. This section will provide you with information about each program and each type of grant. To view the complete guidelines for each grant category, please click on the heading in the list on the left navigation menu.
FY 2014-2015 PHMC Grant Program Update
Cultural and Historical Support Program - Application Deadline December 12, 2014
The PHMC is pleased to announce that this year it will be awarding just under $2 million in grants to qualified museums and official county historical societies under the Cultural and Historic Support program. This is a one-year, interim grant program using funds placed in PHMC's operating budget by the state legislature and restricted for this purpose only. Working in concert with legislative leadership to determine the best way to distribute these limited funds, applicants must meet organizational eligibility requirements and awards are based on a calculation that uses the operating budget from the most recently completed fiscal year.
Keystone Historic Preservation Program - Application Deadline March 2, 2015
The enacted Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Pennsylvania Commonwealth Budget maintained the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund that provides funding for the Keystone Historic Preservation Grant Program. The Keystone Historic Preservation Grant program provides funding support for projects that identify, preserve, promote and protect historic and archaeological resources. The maximum grant award from PHMC to an organization is $25,000 for project-focused activities and $50,000 for construction activities. Grants require a 50/50 CASH match.The application submission deadline is March 2, 2015. For program information, please contact Karen Arnold, program manager at (717) 783-9927 or firstname.lastname@example.org or review the Keystone Historic Preservation Construction Grants or the Keystone Historic Preservation Project Grants page.