Clallam County Council accepting applications for Historic Preservation Grants

The Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board is accepting applications for historic preservation grants.

Grants are intended for public programming, capital improvements and equipment, collections management and training that support the preservation of projects and enhancement of the county’s history for residents, visitors and future generations, county officials said.

Applications must be received by noon on Wednesday, February 23.

An optional application workshop is offered to potential applicants at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 31. The workshop will be streamed live on the Clallam County website at clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

To join the meeting via Zoom audio only, call 253-215-8782 (meeting ID 875 561 7844, passcode 12345). To join the meeting via Zoom video conferencing, use zoom.com (meeting ID 875 561 7844, passcode 12345).

Nominations may be submitted by a public entity or tax-exempt non-profit organization that operates or owns a museum or similar historical institution promoting local history within the boundaries of Clallam County; entities engaged in educational, interpretive, or similar activities that promote local history within county boundaries or individuals, or entities that own property in Clallam County that is listed on local, state, or national records .

Applications are available at clallam.net/bocc/HAB.html.

Interested residents are encouraged to call the Office of the Board of Commissioners at 360-417-2233 or email [email protected] Or go to the Office of the Board of Commissioners at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Room 150, Port Angeles.

According to state law, these funds must be used for projects that “promote historic preservation or historic programs, which may include the preservation of historic records.”

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