LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, is accepting applications for the AHPP’s County Courthouse Restoration or Historic Preservation Restoration grant programs.


County Courthouse Restoration Subgrants are financed through Real Estate Transfer Tax funds distributed by the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council for rehabilitation of historic county courthouses across Arkansas.


Online applications can be found at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/Preservation-Services/county-courthouse-restoration-grants and will be accepted until Feb. 2, 2018.


Historic Preservation Restoration Grants distribute funds raised through the Real Estate Transfer Tax to rehabilitate buildings that are listed on the Arkansas or National Registers of Historic Places and owned by local governments or not-for-profit organizations or for cemetery preservation.


Online applications can be found at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/Preservation-Services/historic-preservation-restoration-grants and will be accepted until March 9, 2018.


The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is the division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.