Gail Parvin Hammerquist Fund – Heritage Conservation Grant Program | City of Winnipeg

Value: Up to 50% of total approved project costs to a maximum of $20,000 per project.

Description:

Historical Resource Conservation Grants are intended to assist projects to conserve heritage value through the restoration of architectural Character-Defining Elements of buildings, structures, or lands that are on the List of Historical Resources under the Historical Resources By-law 55/2014. The Program’s objective is to facilitate the conservation and continued use/viability of heritage buildings in Winnipeg by incenting the restoration or rehabilitation of existing buildings.

Eligibility:

Only the owners of buildings, structures, or lands that are on the List of Historical Resources under the Historical Resources By-law 55/2014 may apply.

Eligible Expenses:

Measures to repair, preserve, and restore a designated structure’s heritage character, architectural elements and detailing. These measures include:

o      Work to conserve original exterior Character-Defining Elements

o      Structural repair, building stabilization, moisture control

o      Work on interior Character-Defining Elements and finishes

o      Measures to reconstruct missing Character-Defining Elements

o      Repainting or re-coating of original heritage elements

o      Roof repairs and replacement in kind to the original

o      Cyclical repairs to heritage elements, which may include repointing of brickwork, re-puttying of glazing, repairing doors and windows, etc.

o      Structural engineering and architectural studies of historical resources under threat of deterioration. Funding may be used towards professional fees and reports for that may include the following:

o      Assessment of structural viability and/or remediation

o      Preservation plans that analyze significant character-defining elements of a resource and suggests options for preservation treatment

Deadline: Ongoing

Contact: Rina Ricci | (204) 986-4722 | rricci@winnipeg.ca

Website: http://www.winnipeg.ca/ppd/historic/pdf/IncentiveProgram/GPH-Criteria-and-Procedures-City-Wide-Heritage-Program.pdf

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