NJ Historic Trust Awards Over $1 Million
The New Jersey Historic Trust, an affiliate of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), today approved $1,037,621 in grant recommendations from the Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund for 33 preservation planning projects to save and promote historic sites throughout the state. The grant recommendations, approved by the New Jersey Historic Trust Board, will be presented to the Garden State Preservation Trust at its next meeting and require a legislativeappropriations bill and the Governor’s approval before funds are available.
“Historic preservation is an integral part of community and economic revitalization and I am excited to seea diverse list of grant recipients this year,” said Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs. “From historic homes, farms, libraries, train stations, and villages, thework that will be accomplished with the preservation grants will help to secure the future of our mosttreasured historic places in the Garden State.”