Phase One Progress

Phase One – Structural Work to be completed in 2022
Our Goal: $110,000

Our ability to complete the Knaut-Rhuland House Conservation Plan and start the Phase I -Structural Work has been made possible because of our generous donors. Please thank our donors who helped make this happen.

KRH Renewal Campaign Phase One – Structural Work – as of August 15, 2022 $29,196

Includes a grant from Nova Scotia Heritage Development Fund (Built Heritage) – $10,000

Foundation: $50,000 – Shore southern foundation; Rebuild west section of southern wall.
Archaeological:  The Archaeological Resource Impact Assessment (ARIA) draft has been received.
Engineering: A site visit by the Structural Engineer in June assess the foundation wall to determine original construction methods. Further consultation is required.
Once permission is received from the NS Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage and design specifications completed, foundation work will begin. This is currently expected to start in September.

Floor & Wall Structure: $21,000 – Repair basement stair stringer; Reframe current and former stair openings. This work will start after the Foundation work is completed.
Roof : $28,000 – Reframe structure around the western chimney. This work will start after the Foundation work is completed.
Improve Site Drainage: $11,000

Our Fundraising Progress to date

Phase One: $29,196 funds for our 2022 Structural Work.
Conservation Plan Phase: $20,000 raised to develop a Conservation Plan.

Our Prospective Funding Partners in 2022

  • National Cost-Sharing Program for Heritage Places – up to $55,000
  • Grants from private foundations – $30,000 +
  • Additional fund-raising efforts – $15,000