1A-39.001. Division of Historical Resources Grant Programs & Requirements  


Effective on Monday, May 20, 2019
  • 1(1) The purpose of this chapter is to establish administrative procedures for all Division of Historical Resources Historic Preservation Grants-in-Aid programs22. 23Each program is governed by guidelines that contain eligibility requirements, application review procedures, evaluation and funding criteria, grant administration procedures, and application forms. All grant awards are subject to the approval of the Secretary of State and subject to availability of funds appropriated by the Legislature.

    69(2) At least 80% of each donation made pursuant to section 80550.0351(2), F.S., 82if any, shall be available for allocation to eligible projects within a 50-mile radius of the racetrack or fronton which held the Charity Day from which the donation is derived. The remaining 20% of each donation may be used for eligible projects in other areas of the state.

    130(3) All grant applicants must meet the requirements set forth in the Historic Preservation Grants-in-Aid Small Matching Grant Guidelines and Special Category Grant Guidelines, which are available from the Division of Historical Resources (Division), 164http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10384 166and 167http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10385, 169effective 05/2019, and are hereby incorporated by reference.

    177(a) Small Matching Grant Program. The purpose of this program is to provide funding to assist local, regional and state-wide efforts to preserve significant historic and archaeological resources, and promote knowledge and appreciation of the history of Florida. This program does not fund operational support for historic preservation organizations.

    226(b) Special Category Grant Program. The purpose of this program is to provide funding to assist major local, regional and state-wide efforts to preserve significant historic and archaeological resources, to assist major archaeological excavations or research projects, and assist in the development and fabrication of major museum exhibits that will promote knowledge and appreciation of the history of Florida. The program does not fund operational support for historic preservation organizations.

    296(4) The following application forms are 302available from the Division at http://www.dos.myflorida.com/historical/grants, and are hereby incorporated by reference:

    314(a)315Small Matching Grant Application (Form DHR001), effective 03235/2019, 324http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10386326.

    327(b)328Special Category Grant Application (Form DHR002), effective 03365/2019, 337http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10387339.

    340(5) The following forms are used in the administration of all Historic Preservation Grants-in-Aid and are hereby incorporated by reference and available at 363http://www.dos.myflorida.com/historical/grants364:

    365(a) Progress Report Form (Form DHR003), effective 03735/2018, 374http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-09336376.

    377(b) 378Preservation Agreement (Form DHR007), effective 05/2018, 384http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-09337386.

    387(c) Restrictive Covenants (Form DHR008), effective 05/2017, 394http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-08162396.

    397(d) Grant Award Agreement (Form GAA001), effective 04055/2019, 406http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10388408.

    409(6) Federal Funding. Federal funds for historic preservation grants-in-aid may be apportioned to the State of Florida by the U.S. Department of the Interior, pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act. The use of such federal funds for Small Matching Grants is subject to the policies, procedures, and guidelines set forth by that agency in the June 2007 edition, of the Historic Preservation Fund Grants Manual, herein incorporated by reference, and to any special conditions required by the U.S. Department of the Interior in apportioning monies to the State of Florida from which such projects will be funded. The federal Historic Preservation Fund Grants Manual is available online at 518http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-05736520.

    521(7) Additional Requirements. The following additional requirements apply to the Division’s historic preservation grants-in-aid programs:

    536(a) All evaluations of the historic significance of historical and archaeological sites and properties shall be evaluated on the basis of the Criteria for Evaluation for the National Register of Historic Places, as adopted in 1966, and set forth in 57636 CFR 60.4, 579http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-05735, 581herein incorporated by reference; and,

    586(b) Historic properties receiving historic preservation grants-in-aid assistance from the Division will be maintained consistent with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation, effective 2017, 612http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-09341, 614herein incorporated by reference, in accordance with the terms of either a Preservation Agreement or Restrictive Covenant.

    631(c) All grant work funded by the Small Matching Grant Program and Special Category Grant Program must conform to the standards, as applicable to the specific project type, contained in the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation, effective September 29, 1983, 678http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-08164, 680which are herein incorporated by reference, and include:

    6881. The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (revised 2017),

    7032. The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Archaeological Documentation,

    7133. The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Historical Documentation,

    7234. The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Architectural and Engineering Documentation; and,

    7365. The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Preservation Planning.

    746(d) Project oversight of museum exhibit projects funded by the Division must be provided by a historian meeting the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards for History or Archeology, which are set forth in the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archeology and Historic Preservation incorporated in paragraph 7971A-39.001(7)(c), 798F.A.C.

    799(e) The employment of unauthorized aliens by a grantee is considered a violation of Section 274A (a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8238 U.S.C. §1324a826), as amended October 2004, 831http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-08165, 833herein incorporated by reference.

    837Rulemaking Authority 839267.031(1), 840267.0617(5) FS. 842Law Implemented 844267.0617(2), 845(3) FS. History–New 10-14-09, Amended 4-21-15, 9-2-15, 6-15-16, 6-1-17, 5-10-18, 5-20-19.