Historic Preservation Grant Program Now Open for 2021 Applicants
 
2021 HPG -
Posted on Tuesday September 01, 2020
 
Grant applications are open September 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020.
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2020

Benton County Historic Preservation Grant Program Now Open for 2021 Applicants 

Kennewick, WA
– Benton County will be accepting applications for its  Historic Preservation Grant Program from September 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

About the Program
In September 2007, Benton County Commissioners established the Historical Preservation Fund to deposit and expend funds related to Historic Preservation, with funds received from a document recording fee, per RCW 36.22.170. Benton County has established the Historic Preservation Grants (HPG) Program to promote historic preservation or historic programs within the borders of Benton County to increase knowledge and service to residents, and better preserve, exhibit, and interpret historic items. 

In furtherance of the mission of the Historic Preservation Grant Program, Benton County is requesting proposals from interested entities to promote historic preservation or programs in Benton County. Recipients of funding from this grant must be government entities or IRS-recognized non-profit 501(c)(3) entities and must be physically located in Benton County and provide services to Benton County residents.

How to Apply
The application window opens at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 and will close at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

Additional information, including the grant application can be found on the County website. All applications for grant funding must be submitted as a single PDF file no later than the submission deadline via email to Historic.Preservation@co.benton.wa.us

About Benton County
Benton County is located in south-central Washington. The county seat is located in Prosser, and its largest city is Kennewick. Benton County was created on March 8, 1905 and was named after U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton. Benton County operates under the plural executive form of government with three commissioners and seven other elected officials. Benton County has offices located in Prosser and Kennewick. For more information, please visit our website. 

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Contact: Bobbi Romine
Historic.Preservation@co.benton.wa.us
509-222-3751
 
 
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