Massachusetts Preservation Grants – 2021

Posted May 4th, 2021 by maryalbro and filed in News & Announcements
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The 1772 Foundation and Preservation Massachusetts have awarded twelve historic preservation one-for-one matching grants totaling $100,000. Grants were provided for exterior work, such as painting; surface restoration; fire/security systems; repairs to/restoration of chimneys, porches, roofs, and windows; repairs to foundations and sills; and masonry repointing. Individual grants ranged from $3,150 to the grant maximum of $10,000, with seven organizations receiving the latter amount. Grants also were awarded in each of the other five New England states.

Nathan and Mary (Polly) Johnson House (New Bedford Historical Society)

The Cottagers, Inc. (Oak Bluffs)Cottagers' Corner$10,000
Essex National Heritage Commission (Salem)The Oil house on Baker’s Island$3,150
Historic Northampton (Northampton)Isaac Damon House$7,500
Historic Salem, Inc. (Salem)Nathaniel Bowditch House$10,000
Holliston Historical Society, Inc. (Holliston)Colonel Asa Whiting House$10,000
IS183, Inc. (Stockbridge)Citizen’s Hall$4,100
New Bedford Historical Society (New Bedford)Nathan and Mary (Polly) Johnson House$6,000
Norwood Historical Society, Inc. (Norwood)Fred Holland Day House$10,000
Old Sturbridge Village (Sturbridge)Bixby House, Richardson House, Thompson Bank$10,000
Sandisfield Arts & Restoration Committee (Sandisfield)Montville Baptist Church$9,250
Trustees of Eliot School (Jamaica Plain, Boston)The Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts$10,000
West Stockbridge Historical Society (West Stockbridge)Old Town Hall$10,000