Certified Local Government (CLG)
Subgrant Criteria for FFY 2013
Evaluation, all applications will be rated by Division of Historic Preservation staff.
Points will be awarded on a relative scale: zero for poor, mid-point for average, and maximum points for outstanding.
After the subgrant applications are rated, they will be grouped as follows:
HIGH: Should be funded if at all possible.
MEDIUM: Appropriate to fund if money is available.
LOW: Not recommended for funding as submitted.
1. Minimum Requirements
The applicant must meet these in order to receive further consideration:
A complete application postmarked or received by the application deadline;
Fiscal Year 2011 grant work products received by September 30, 2012;
No incomplete Historic Preservation Fund subgrant projects in the past 5 years and;
Applicant submitted a letter of intent by September 13, 2013;
For intensive survey projects, did the applicant have the survey boundaries approved by DHP staff by Summer of 2013;
For National Register Historic District projects, did the applicant have a kickoff meeting by the Summer of 2013 to introduce the project to the neighborhood;
Has the CLG submitted their annual report for the previous year?
2. Logical sequence of projects. 0-25 points A community that has previously completed any of the tasks below will receive 2 bonus points per completed task, not to exceed 25 points maximum.
Is this the initial intensive survey of the community or the continuation of a multi-phase survey? Up to 25 pts
Will the project produce digital images of all previously surveyed properties in the community? Up to 25 pts
Will project nominate properties to the State Register and National Register or nominate properties as local landmarks? Up to 25 pts
Will project produce a community Web story linked to National Register Summaries for each listed property in their community? Up to 15 pts
Will project provide funding for historic preservation training or educational opportunities for landmark commission members and/or staff? Up to 15 pts
Will project produce design guidelines? Up to 10 pts
Will project develop a preservation plan? Up to 5 pts
3. Effectiveness of the project in meeting broad local historic preservation goals and objectives. 0-25 points
How does this project relate to the long-range goals of your commission?
Does project address a specific historic preservation problem in your community?
4. Likelihood of successful and timely completion of project - 0 to 20 points
Were the products for previous Historic Preservation Fund grants of good quality?
List your previous historic preservation projects.
How have they been successful?
Does the project manager and organization have the demonstrated capability to manage the project as evidenced by resume, organizational experience, and proposal narrative?
5. Quality of budget proposal - 0 to 20 points
Does the budget clearly relate to the project design?
Did applicant submit two itemized estimates from preservation professionals?
6. Project supports strategic historic preservation goals. 5 points
This project provides the local government with online access to the Wisconsin Historic Preservation Database (WHPD).
7. Not a 2012 Historic Preservation Fund subgrant recipient. 5 points