Matching Grant

Trust Fund Matching GrantBoard House

The Interstate Historic Preservation Trust Fund Matching Grant Program was established from the proceeds generated from the sale of historic buildings impacted by Interstate-4 and Interstate-275 expansions. The purpose of the Trust Fund Matching Grant Program is to enable the owners of historic properties to preserve the character and structure of those historic properties by providing exterior preservation funds for eligible owners and projects. 

Application Deadline

The Interstate Historic Preservation Trust Fund MATCHING GRANT program is currently accepting applications.    All applications must be submitted to the City of Tampa, Historic Preservation Trust Fund, Attn:  Dennis Fernandez,  2555 E. Hanna Avenue, Tampa, FL  33610.  For applications and documents, please visit the Trust Fund Program page. 

Applications and Documents

View the applications and documents page.

All documents are PDF files that may be viewed by using Acrobat Reader.  If you do not have an Acrobat reader please install it first.

Eligibility Requirements

The property owner must be an established Not-For-Profit Organization currently recognized, as such, by the Internal Revenue Service and in good standing with the Florida Department of the State.

The property for which funding is requested must be a historic structure that was relocated under the parameters of the Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Tampa and the Florida Department of Transportation District Seven relating to the mitigation of the Interstate Highway Expansion project to Ybor City National Historic District, West Tampa National Register Historic District and Tampa Heights National Register Historic District, pursuant to Resolution No.2002-0155, passed and adopted on February 7, 2002, by the City Council of the City of Tampa; and eligible property owners may submit one grant application per application cycle requesting a maximum matching amount of $15,000.00.

National Historic District Maps

Tampa Heights National Historic District Map (PDF)
West Tampa National Historic District Map (PDF)
Ybor City National Historic District Map (PDF)

For additional information contact:

Dennis Fernandez, Manager
Architectural Review & Historic Preservation
Phone: (813) 274-3100, Option #3.

Si usted necesita ayuda en español, llame a 813-274-3100, Option #3.