Apply for grant funding to help preserve, conserve, interpret, enhance, and educate the public about Iowa’s historical assets. The Historical Resource Development Program provides funding for documentary collections, historic preservation and museums.
How to Apply
Applications for the Historical Resource Development Program grant are not being accepted at this time.
Applications are also being accepted for the Emergency Historical Resource Development Program - funds are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Manage Your Grant
- For projects awarded in 2016 (FY17) or later, complete the Final Report and Payment Form online.
- For projects awarded in 2012-2015 (FY13-FY16), complete your claim and final report form via Iowa Grants. Use the instructions provided to help submit your claim.
- For emergency projects awarded prior to FY16 and regular projects awarded prior to FY13, contact us for a reimbursement form.
Please contact us for the most recent versions of the State Historical Society of Iowa and Historical Resource Development Program logos to use on materials promoting your project.
Send images and event details when grant funded project activity is happening. The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs is dedicated to communicating the impact and value of your project activity through various communication platforms and networks.