Morris County Applications Available for Historic Preservation Funds


The Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund is now accepting grant applications for 2022 funding.

The popular program began in 2003, after voters overwhelmingly approved dedicating tax dollars to preserve Morris County’s rich history. As of 2021, the Morris County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved over $43 Million to help preserve, restore, or protect 117 historic sites in 34 towns.

To be eligible for a matching grant, a historic resource must be listed or certified eligible for listing on the State Register or National Register of Historic Places.  Eligible applicants are municipalities, qualified non-profit organizations and the county.

Details for obtaining and submitting applications may be found at the application webpage.

Please note, the Historic Preservation Program is again waiving the requirement for paper submission for the 2022 grant applications, except where Preservation Plans and/or drawings/specs have not been reviewed previously by the County Consultant. 

The application deadline is Friday, March 25, 2022

If you have questions regarding the Historic Preservation program, please contact Ray Chang, P.P., Historic Preservation Program Coordinator, Morris County Office of Planning & Preservation, P.O. Box 900, Morristown, NJ 07963-0900. E-mail: Phone: 973-829-8138.


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