(ACTIVE) Historic Preservation, Restoration, and Literature Fund

Categories: Historic Preservation, Quick Review


This fund has a twofold objective:

  • To help support the preservation or restoration of buildings, objects, or records of historical value; and
  • To develop printed literature that has a historic theme or promotes historic preservation.

Typical Grant Size

$1,000 to $5,000

Eligibility Criteria

Project must be contained and quantifiable. It is encouraged that this grant be used as a matching grant. Project must be completed within six (6) months of grant award and proof of completion must be submitted to contact below.

Applicants must be 501(c)(3) organizations within the eight-county region around Rochester, NY (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties).

Application Due Date(s)

Rolling application; no deadline. Applications reviewed in order received.

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Send one copy of the completed Project Brief Application to Mary Hartstein (contact information below).

Notification Date(s)

Usually within four weeks of receipt of letter.


Mary Hartstein
Rochester Area Community Foundation
500 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607-1912

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