Give your Galveston Island home a fresh new start with Paint Pals and Galveston Historical Foundation

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Apply today for the opportunity to revamp your Galveston Island historical home with a paint project from Paint Pals and Galveston Historical Foundation

The Paint Pals program, from Galveston Historical Foundation and with support from the Moody Methodist Permanent Endowment Fund, offers homeowners a range of assistance options to help apply an exterior, protective coat of paint to their historical home on Galveston Island.

Paint Pals helps homeowners to improve their house by supplying them with everything needed for their paint project. Primarily focused on assisting low-income homeowners, Paint Pals is now expanding their program to assist moderate-income and open income applicants.

Click here to submit and application with Paint Pals.

Photo courtesy of Galveston Historical Foundation

Paint Pals Requirements

Before you submit an application, check over the listed requirements to make sure Paint Pals can assist you.

Successful applicants will need to provide proof of income for all persons of legal age that are employed and reside at the property, as well as proof of ownership with a Homestead Exemption.

The property itself must be located on Galveston Island and be at least fifty years old. The house must be one floor in height (with some exceptions to raised foundations), cannot have vinyl, tiling, or other materials covering the wood siding, and must not have any asbestos material on site whatsoever.

Click here to view a full list of eligibility requirements and submit your Paint Pals application.

Photo courtesy of Galveston Historical Foundation

About Galveston Historical Foundation

Formed in 1954 from the merger of Galveston Historical Society with a new organization, Galveston Historical Foundation has since served as a non-profit entity devoted to historic preservation and history in Galveston County.

Over the last sixty years, Galveston Historical Foundation has expanded its mission to encompass community redevelopment, historic preservation advocacy, maritime preservation, coastal resiliency and stewardship of historic properties.

Click here to learn more about Galveston Historical Foundation and its mission.

Photo courtesy of Galveston Historical Foundation

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