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February 25, 2020

Collaboration: the process of two or more people or organizations working together to complete a task or achieve a goal. In preservation efforts, collaboration allows us to build on each other's strengths, experiences, network, resources and more.

PM is a big proponen...

February 7, 2020

There is a lot to love about Massachusetts. We love our cities and towns, historic buildings and our main streets.  We love the rolling landscapes, parks, open spaces and shores.  We love people using older buildings, reusing and restoring the past for the future. And...

November 13, 2019

Last week there was a lot of good news surrounding the Community Preservation Act, beginning with the City of Lowell adopting CPA on election day!   The Mill City is now the 176th community to pass the Community Preservation Act, which has gained ground with more citie...

October 28, 2019

It’s very simple; you have questions and you need answers.  Sometimes knowing where to turn for those answers is just as challenging as the questions themselves.  At Preservation Massachusetts, we strive to be a platform for those answers, or at the very least, a guide...

September 30, 2019

Preservation Massachusetts is excited to announce a new matching grant opportunity. The 1772 Foundation, in cooperation with Preservation Massachusetts, is making available 1:1 matching grants of up to $10,000 for preservation projects, such as exterior paint...

January 25, 2019

The Massachusetts Historical Commission has announced round 25 of the MPPF grant program! The MPPF is a state-funded 50% reimbursable matching grant program established in 1984 to support the preservation of properties, landscapes and sites listed in the State Register...

December 14, 2017

Secretary of the Commonwealth William Francis Galvin and the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) are pleased to announce Round 24 of the Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund grant program. The MHC is now accepting applications for Round 24 grants. It is antic...

October 6, 2017

This is not a drill!  Last week the Republican Congressional leadership and the Administration released the Tax Reform Framework, which did NOT include the federal historic tax credit. 

The tax reform outline does, however, explicitly preserve business credits in two ar...

September 29, 2017

Mass Humanities offers small grants for Discussion and Local History programs throughout the year. Their latest round deadline is approaching quickly for some great funding opportunities for programs.

Letters of Interest are due by October 2!

The following are being offe...

April 7, 2017

The RFP  for 60 Byers Street in Springfield has been amended! The City has removed an affordable housing restriction, meaning the property can be purchased and restored as a single or multi family property.  This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking their own u...

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