Training and Resources


The Minnesota Historical Society’s Heritage Preservation Office is hosting a presentation for consultants, vendors, and contracts to learn about MN Historical and Cultural Heritage grant program and newly published Historic and Architectural Survey Manual. Please join us on Monday, August 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Historic Fort Snelling in the Visitor Center.
No RSVP required.

Workshop Agenda

8:30 a.m.

Networking/Light Refreshments

9 to 9:45 a.m.

Grant Office Presentation will provide information and updates about competitive grants available through the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Program (Legacy), which is supported by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Participants will learn:
  • The purpose of the grants program
  • Basic requirements of the grantees that affect those hired
  • Roles and responsibilities of the Grants Office, Grantees/Applicants, and those hired to work on grant-funded projects

10 to 10:15 a.m.


10:15 to 11 a.m.

National Register Presentation on the Historic and Architectural Survey Manual 
Participants will learn:
  • Differences between new and previous manual
  • About the new inventory forms
  • What deliverables are required for grant funded projects

11 to 11:30 a.m.

Networking/Individual Questions Time



Grants Office Open House

Grants Office Open Houses are typically offered the first Thursday of each month at the Minnesota History Center.
Those interested in the grant programs offered through MNHS are welcome to attend. This is an opportunity to meet grants office staff to discuss project ideas, grant requirements, and/or applying for grants. Eligible non-profits, tribes, educational institutions, and local & state government units can apply for grants. Individuals are ineligible to apply. Check out Grants Office Open Houses web page for a list of current dates.




Webinar Recording

The Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program has been made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.