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Historic preservation grants now accepting applications

Sep. 06, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

CHARLESTON -- The State Historic Preservation Office is accepting applications for historic preservation survey and planning grants.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Oct. 31, and approximately $80,000 will be awarded.

Groups that can apply include state and local government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, for-profit organizations and firms, and educational institutions. Eligible projects may include architectural and archaeological surveys; preparation of National Register of Historic Places nominations; heritage education programs relating to preservation activities; pre-development activities; comprehensive planning documents; and development projects.

For a complete grant application package, contact Grants Coordinator Pamela Brooks at 304-558-0240 ext. 720, by emailing her at pam.a.brooks@wv.gov, by writing: SHPO, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, The Culture Center, Charleston, W.Va. 25305 or at the Division's website at www.wvculture.org/shpo. The announcement of grantees is planned for February 2014.

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