VERMONT - The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation administers two matching grant programs. The Historic Preservation Grant program offers grants of up to $20,000 to non-profit organizations and municipalities to help repair and restore historic buildings while the Barn Preservation Grant program provides grants up to $15,000 to non-profits, municipalities and private individuals for historic agricultural building repairs. In 2012, $464,407 in grant funds were awarded to thirty-four around the state.

The deadline for the next round of Historic Preservation Grants is Oct. 7 and Nov. 4 for the Barn Preservation Grants. Manuals and applications for the next round of grants are now available online.

For more information, call Caitlin Corkins, Tax Credits & Grants Coordinator at 802-828-3047 or visit the website at strong_communities/preservation/