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Kansas Historical Society - Grants

The Kansas Historical Society provides grants for the preservation of historic properties.

Preservation grants

Heritage Trust Fund  - competitive grants for properties listed in the National Register and state register.

Historic Preservation Fund - grants for communities to plan for the preservation of historic resources.

Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board - competitive grants to repositories to increase online access of historical records.

Kansas Rural Preservation Fund - competitive grants for owners of historic properties in rural Kansas communities

Research grants

Special Collections and University Archives, Wichita State University LibrariesAlfred M. Landon

Alfred M. Landon Historical Research Grants - for academic research in the collections of the Historical Society. Application deadline is April 15.

Edward N. Tihen Historical Research Grants - for non-academic research in the collections of the Historical Society. Application deadline is April 15.

Publication awards

Edgar Langsdorf Award for Excellence in Writing - for articles published in Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains.

Edward N. Tihen Historical Publication Award - for first-time writers on Kansas history topics.