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National Park Service

Assists projects leading directly to identification, preservation, and interpretation of battlefield and/or historic sites associated with a battle.

Wisconsin Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office

Provides tax exemption for a property that contains an archaeological site listed in the National Register or State Register of Historic Places.

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Hart Family Funds for Small Towns

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Assists small town preservation and revitalization initiatives for towns with populations of 5,000 or less

USDA Rural Development

This program provides loans, grant and technical assistance to rural communites.

Brewers Community Foundation, Inc.

Offers grants to nonprofits providing quality programming in health, education, recreation and basic needs, with a focus on low income/disadvantaged youth

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National Trust Preservation Funds

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Grants from the National Trust Preservation Funds encourage preservation at the local level by providing seed money for preservation projects.

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Bemis Company Foundation

Bemis Company, Inc.

The foundation supports area projects involved in arts & culture and education.

State of Wisconsin: Department of Admistration

This grant program helps to preserve and improve access to the natural and historic resources of Wisconsin's Great Lakes coasts

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Historic Homes Tax Credit Program

State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society

This program offers a 25-percent Wisconsin income tax credit for homeowners who rehabilitate historic, non-income-producing personal residences.

American Architectural Foundation

This grants program helps local nonprofit design/civic groups produce public education programming for children.

Wisconsin Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office

This program offers 20 percent of the cost of rehabilitating historic commercial buildings as a federal income tax credit.

National Trust for Historic Preservation

This fund provides nonprofit organizations and public agencies grants to assist in the preservation, restoration and interpretation of historic interiors.

USDA Rural Development: Community and Economic Development

These grants help communities reach their long-term economic development goals through two primary programs.

Milwaukee Department of City Development

The City of Milwaukee offers matching grants to business and property owners in commercial districts to help improve the exterior facade of properties

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Public Humanities Program Grants

Wisconsin Humanities Council

This grant program seeks to enrich individuals’ lives and the civic life of communities through humanities education.

State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society

This grant provides funding for the identification, evaluation, and listing of architectural and archaeological resources

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

These grants seek to improve community vitality and contribute to overall economic development

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Alliant Energy Community Grants

Alliant Energy Foundation

Alliant Energy Foundation's community grants are directed to programs and projects that benefit Wisconsin residents and communities.

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Small Deal Fund

National Trust Community Investment Corporation

This Fund invests in small historic tax credit projects.

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HOPE VI Main Street Program

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development

This program provides assistance to smaller communities developing affordable housing undertaken in connection with a Main Street evitalization effort.
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