NPS ABPP administers Battlefield Interpretation Grants to provide assistance for projects that deploy technology to modernize and enhance battlefield interpretation and education at Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War battlefield sites eligible for assistance under the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program established under 54 U.S.C. §308103(b).
Applicants should emphasize partnerships and collaboration among diverse stakeholders in all phases of their project, including but not limited to the active participation of landowners, descendant communities, Indian Tribes, state and tribal historic preservation offices, and nonprofit organizations.
Proposed projects should:
Two categories of grants are available for battlefield interpretation projects in different stages:
As the nation approaches the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in 2026, NPS ABPP encourages projects that promote and expand preservation as well as enhance our understanding of the origins of the United States. Special thematic priority will be given to applications that preserve and interpret historic sites associated with the American Revolutionary War as a living part of community life and development.
Estimated Total Program Funding: