Press Release 2023.01.03

Funds Available to the City of Naperville for Historic Preservation

There are funds available to the City of Naperville to do historic preservation work! In December Congress passed an omnibus funding bill with record support for historic preservation!

Historic Preservation Fund FY23 Levels Total: $204.515 million ($31.443 million over FY22) including $62.15 million for State Historic Preservation Offices. States are required to give at least 10% of their funding to Certified Local Governments (CLGs) as subgrants which can fund projects including: surveys, National Register nominations, rehabilitation work, design guidelines, educational programs, training, structural assessments, and feasibility studies.

Naperville is a Certified Local Government and is eligible to apply for these grants!