Department of Natural
and Cultural Resources

Providing grants for conservation and preservation of publicly owned historic properties, works of art, artifacts and documents that contribute to NH’s cultural heritage. Restoring historic sites and buildings in NH State Parks. Protecting our state’s biodiversity by researching rare native plants and exemplary natural communities.

Funds programs across 5 divisions:

  • Research and management of native plants and natural communities through the Natural Heritage Bureau.
  • Stewardship and preservation of historic sites managed by the Division of Parks and Recreation.
  • Restoration, preservation, and/or conservation of publicly owned items significant to NH’s cultural heritage through grant programs managed by the Division of Historical Resources, the State Council on the Arts, and the State Library.