Rhode Island Historic Preservation Grants – 2019

Posted August 22nd, 2019 by Gillian Lang and filed in News & Announcements
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The 1772 Foundation has awarded 14 Rhode Island organizations historic preservation 1:1 matching grants totaling $157,825 for exterior work:  painting, surface restoration, fire/security systems, repairs to/restoration of porches, roofs and windows, repairs to foundations and sills, and chimney and masonry repointing. Individual grants ranged from $4,500 to the grant maximum of $15,000. Seven organizations received the maximum award amount. Grants also were awarded in Connecticut and New Jersey.

AS220 (Providence)Empire Street Building$15,000
Chorus of Westerly (Westerly)George Kent Hall$7,000
East Greenwich Preservation Society (East Greenwich)Second Kent County Jail$15,000
Herreshoff Marine Museum (Bristol)Burnside Building$15,000
House of Hope CDC (Warwick)Wilbur Homestead and outbuildings$15,000
Portsmouth Historical Society (Portsmouth)Old Town Hall$6,325
Preservation Society of Newport County (Newport)Kingscote$15,000
Providence Preservation Society (Providence)24 Meeting Street$7,500
Providence Public Library (Providence)Empire Street$15,000
The Company of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum (Newport) Redwood Summer House$7,500
Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation (Newport)Rose Island Lighthouse and Fort Mansfield and associated buildings- Cyclical maintenance plan$9,000
South County Art Association (SCAA) (Kingston)Helme House, Studio Annex building- Cyclical maintenance plan$4,500
South County History Center (Kingston)Old Washington County Jail$11,000
Historic Warren Armory (Warren)Armory Hall$15,000