Grants and LoansHow much are the grants and what can they be used for?
What are the details on the loan program?
Description of Loan Program
What is the Grant/Loan Process?*
- Applicant first completes Historic Structure Assessment process
- Applicant meets with staff – discuss work/determine grant type
- Applicant submits the following
- Application form
- Completed Historic Structure Assessment
- Narrative letter describing work
- Historic Preservation Fund Application with cost estimates
- Loan Application (if applicable)
- Architectural Drawings or other supplemental information may be required by staff
- Historic Preservation Commission reviews the application at public hearing and makes recommendation to City Council
- City Council reviews the application at public hearing
- If applying for a loan, a separate Loan Application must be submitted to Funding Partners, the City’s loan administrator, after approval from City Council
- Applicant meets with staff to go over next steps and drafts grant agreement
- Once grant agreement is signed by mayor, applicant may begin work outlined in grant agreement
- Inspections are completed by Building Department as needed / Preservation Planner inspects work for sensitivity to historic structure
- Applicant submits contractor invoices to staff
- If approved, staff submits pay request to Finance Department
- Applicant to repeat steps 9 through 12 until project is complete.
*Grant/Loan process can run concurrently with Landmark and Alteration Certificate.