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Sewickley Valley Historical Society

Preservation Grant

The 2023-2024 Grant Cycle is now closed. Please check back in Summer 2024 for information on the next cycle.


Established in 2018, the Sewickley Valley Historical Society Preservation Grant annually awards funding for up to $10,000 to eligible non-profit organizations and public entities within the 11 boroughs of the Quaker Valley School District. Matching funds for requests $5,000 - $10,000 are required. Grant funds are applicable for exterior construction work only. The purpose of this grant is to support projects that rehabilitate, restore and preserve local historic resources.

Applications are scored using a rubric based on the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties.

View the Sewickley Valley Historical Society Architecture Committee's rubric for reference HERE.

Applications must be complete and submitted by deadline to receive consideration.


__ Applicant information

__ Historical significance

__ Historic & current photographs (at least four)

__ Site plan and/or drawings of proposed work if applicable

__ Contractor proposals

__ Product & material specifications if applicable



Only complete applications will be considered. All applications must be submitted electronically OR postmarked and mailed to:

Sewickley Valley Historical Society

200 Broad Street

Sewickley, PA 15143

For questions, please contact the office 412-741-5315

Thanks for submitting!

Please attach copies of estimates & proposals for repair work that include the contractor’s scope of
work, fees and guarantees, such as a letter of credit, performance bond or other surety. Also include
specifications of products and materials to be used for proposed work.

The building / structure / feature is (check all that apply; registration is not a requirement for eligibility)

Sewickley Valley Historical Society

Preservation Grant


This application must be completed in its entirety to be considered. If you do not have the information,

state I DO NOT KNOW; if a question does not apply, state N/A. The Committee will not review

incomplete applications.

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