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April 14, 2022
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NJEDA Board Approves Creation of the Historic Property Survey Grant Program


Establishes a $400,000 Grant Program for the Preparation of Historic Property Surveys

Trenton, N.J. (April 14, 2022) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board yesterday approved the creation of the Historic Property Survey Grant Program, which will provide $400,000 in pilot funding to municipal governments, county governments, and/or non-profit entities for the preparation of historic property surveys. The Historic Property Survey Grant Program aims to increase the overall understanding of New Jersey’s existing historic structures while serving as a tool for future economic development.

Historic Property Surveys are an invaluable resource for identifying historic properties on both the state and local level. By providing planners and local officials with an inventory of historic properties in regions or themes, these surveys assist with creating future zoning and planning documents, as well as development projects. Established by the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020, the Historic Property Survey Grant Program provides up to $125,000 in grant funding per entity for surveys, which in turn, will drive transformative change in communities across New Jersey.

“Under Governor Phil Murphy’s leadership, New Jersey continues to prioritize the creation of programs that drive inclusive and equitable community development projects,” said NJEDA Chief Executive Officer Tim Sullivan. “By providing local government entities and non-profits with grant funding for historic property surveys, New Jersey is better equipped to renew iconic properties and plan for future projects that enrich our communities.”  

“A better understanding of historic resources is an essential component of economic development and is the key to ensuring the long-term impact of investment in revitalization of historic properties,” said NJEDA Director of Historic Preservation Aidita Milsted. “The Historic Property Survey Grant Program will serve as an important planning tool that will inform decisions to create the best outcome for our communities and historic resources throughout the state.”

Full details on the Historic Property Survey Grant Program can be found here.

About the NJEDA

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) serves as the State’s principal agency for driving economic growth. The NJEDA is committed to making New Jersey a national model for inclusive and sustainable economic development by focusing on key strategies to help build strong and dynamic communities, create good jobs for New Jersey residents, and provide pathways to a stronger and fairer economy. Through partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders, the NJEDA creates and implements initiatives to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life in the State and strengthen New Jersey’s long-term economic competitiveness.

To learn more about NJEDA resources for businesses, call NJEDA Customer Care at 844-965-1125 or visit http://www.njeda.gov and follow @NewJerseyEDA on FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedIn and YouTube.

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