Reno Heritage Fund

Letter of Intent for Home Improvement Projects

The RHF Home Improvement Projects grant start date will begin on January 1, 2020 and have a rolling deadline.

The letter of intent for the RHF grant project must include the following:

  • The applicant's name
  • Project address
  • Mailing address (if different)
  • Contact email
  • Contact phone number
  • A brief narrative of the proposed exterior improvements
  • Cost estimate

Email the letter to the RHF Administrator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or you may send the letter of intent to: HRPS P.O. Box 14003, Reno NV 89507

If you have any questions, please call 775-747-4478 and leave a message.

Funding Guidelines:

  1. Structures must be located within Reno city limits, be at least 50 years old, and have historical and/or architectural significance.
  2. Applicants must be Nevada residents.
  3. Grants will be given for exterior improvements only (e.g., front door, porch details, painting).
  4. All proposals, estimates, and projects must be completed by a licensed contractor.
  5. The grant will be a 1to 1 match, with a maximum of $5,000.
  6. Once the letter is received, it will be reviewed by the RHF Home Improvement Projects' committee.
  7. The applicant will then be notified. They must review the funding guidelines and complete the full application first established with the NPF program within 90 days.