Indiana’s Historic Renovation Grant Program will open for applications on July 6. The program is designed to preserve and rehabilitate historic properties to further incentivize downtown economic development across Indiana.

Applicants with an eligible historic commercial structure can apply for project funding between $5,000 and $100,000. The request must be no more than 50 percent of eligible project costs, with the local match being greater than or equal to 50 percent of the total eligible project costs.

To be considered for funding, applicants must receive an approved Certificate of Approval from the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology by Aug. 28, 2022. Completed grant applications must be received by OCRA before 4 p.m. ET on Oct. 5, 2022. Eligible applicants include nonprofits, individuals, partnerships, firms, associations, joint ventures, limited liability companies, corporation or nonprofit affordable housing organization.