Guam Preservation Trust Grants
Grant Application Process
Senior Program Officer
Step 1: Application Form
The Grant Application must be completed with supporting documentation and submitted by the grant deadline before introduction to the Board of Directors. Applications will be evaluated on the basis of this form as well as required supporting documents.
Step 2: GPT Staff Review
The application is initially screened by GPT Staff for thoroughness and prepared for review by the Grant Evaluation Committee.
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Prospective applicants can apply for various grant programs including:
(Click on a heading below to learn more about each program!)
FUNDING PRIORITIES: Funding priorities include, but are not limited to, projects that foster the development of preservation in the following categories:
Historic Structures Capital Projects
Planning and Economic Development
Village Revitalization Plans
Capacity Building Workshops and Seminars
Professional & Grassroots Partnerships
Traditional Cultural Knowledge
Youth and Education
CHamoru Traditional Cultural Knowledge
Technology, Media, and Heritage Preservation
Funding Priority details can be found in the
GPT 2023-2027 Strategic Plan.
Additional Requirements for Grant Applicants
In addition to the GRANT APPLICATION, all grant applicants
are required to:
Meet with a Guam Preservation Trust Program Officer to discuss your proposal prior to submission.
Ensure their project meets (1) or more of the elements in the Guam Preservation Trust 5-year Strategic Plan
Submit their grant application by 4pm on January 5 (cycle 1) or August 5 (cycle 2) to the Guam Preservation Trust Office.
Note: Should the deadline fall on a weekend or holiday, the application should be submitted the following business day by 4:00 P.M. CHamoru Standard Time