The Pierce County Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission is now accepting applications for the 2013-14 Preservation Grant Program, which assists in funding preservation efforts.
Grant requests can be made for historic preservation or history-related project proposals. The maximum request is $10,000 for stabilization, restoration or rehabilitation of Certified Local Government register-listed buildings or structures. For photographic/document preservation, historic markers, history research, and public events/programming, the maximum request is $5,000.
Nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and owners of property listed on local historic registers are eligible to apply. Matching resources must be provided by the applicants.
Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on April 15, 2013. Project activities must be completed by Oct. 1, 2014.
The grant guidelines and application form can be found on the Planning and Land Services website http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/historicpreservation.
The program is funded by HDOC money, derived from the $1 recording fee, as appropriated by the Pierce County Council.
MEDIA CONTACTS:Sean Gaffney, Planning and Land Services(253) 798-2724
Chad Williams, Planning and Land Services(253) 798-3683