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Home arrowNews arrowJanuary 9, 2014

Nominate Your Favorite Federal Preservation Project—TODAY

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the National Trust for Historic Preservation announce the call for nominations for the 2014 National Trust/ACHP Award for Federal Partnerships in Historic Preservation. A category of the Richard H. Driehaus National Preservation Awards, this joint award honors outstanding federal partnerships that advance the preservation of important historic resources.

Federal activities have a profound impact on our nation’s cultural landscape. This national awards program provides an opportunity to showcase an agency’s commitment to a preservation ethic and gain public awareness of its accomplishments.

This award requires a demonstrated partnership with a federal organization. Partners may include Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations, not-for-profit organizations, individuals, businesses, state and local governments, and other non-federal persons or organizations. Nominated projects or programs can include more than one non-federal partner and more than one federal agency.

The deadline for nominations is March 3, 2014.

The entire application must be completed online. Please fully read the general eligibility and nomination requirements, and especially the award description for the National Trust/ACHP award before submitting.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting Patricia Knoll, ACHP Awards Coordinator, (202-606-1385, pknoll@achp.gov) or Brendan McCormick at the National Trust (202-588-6315, awards@savingplaces.org).

Since 2002, the National Trust/ACHP Award for Federal Partnerships in Historic Preservation has recognized the achievements of a variety of partnerships including:

  • National Park Service and the Alliance for National Heritage Areas (Homestead, Pennsylvania) for the more than two dozen National Heritage Areas nationwide
  • Bureau of Land Management and the Arizona Site Steward Program for its Arizona-wide project of enlisting volunteers to monitor and protect archaeological sites
  • General Services Administration and New Mexico State Historic Preservation Office for the Amy Biehl High School project in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Video highlights of recent winners can be seen at http://www.preservationnation.org/resources/training/awards/.

 

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