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Program Purpose

Downtown is proud of its designation as a National Historic District, which entitles property owners to federal tax credits for eligible improvements. The Downtown Historic Preservation and Revitalization Trust Fund (DHPTF) was created to foster the preservation and revitalization of unoccupied, underutilized and/or deteriorating historic buildings located in Downtown Jacksonville. The DHPTF applies to requests of $100,000 or less. 

Program Guidelines

The purpose of the DHPTF Guidelines is to establish the parameters for use of the Trust Fund to facilitate renovation of historically designated landmarks within the DIA boundaries (Downtown). The DIA shall, in coordination with the Planning and Development Department (PDD), process applications for and the DIA shall administer grants awarded from the Trust Fund. 

Program Documents

Downtown Historic Preservation and Revitalization Trust Fund Guidelines