Rhode Island Preservation Grants – 2021

Posted May 4th, 2021 by maryalbro and filed in News & Announcements
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Tenant Farmhouse (Coggeshall Farm Museum)

The 1772 Foundation and Preserve Rhode Island have awarded thirteen 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 $3,000 to $9,500, with five organizations receiving the latter amount. Grants also were awarded in each of the other five New England states.

Belmont Chapel Foundation (Newport)August Belmont Memorial Chapel$9,500
Bristol Statehouse Foundation (Bristol)Bristol Statehouse$9,500
Coggeshall Farm Museum (Bristol)Historic tenant farmhouse$4,000
Dirt Palace Public Projects (Providence)Kendrick-Prentice-Tirocchi House (The Wedding Cake House)$9,000
Fort Adams Trust (Newport)Fort Adams historic redoubt/jail building$9,000
Friends of Linden Place (Bristol)Linden Place’s carriage house ballroom$9,500
Historic New England (Johnston)Clemence-Irons House$7,000
Little Compton Historical Society (Little Compton)Wilbor House Museum dairy barn$7,000
Narragansett Historical Society (Narragansett)The Windmill Building$9,500
Pawtuxet Valley Preservation and Historical Society (West Warwick)Crompton Free Library$7,000
Scituate Preservation Society (North Scituate)Historic Grange #39$6,500
South County History Center (South Kingstown)Old Washington County Jail$9,500
Westerly Armory Restoration (Westerly)Westerly Armory$3,000