Grants available for Pierce County historic preservation projects

The Pierce County Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission is accepting applications for the 2016 Preservation Grant Program, which assists in funding preservation efforts in Pierce County.

Grant requests can be made for historic preservation or history-related project proposals. For stabilization, restoration, or rehabilitation of Certified Local Government (CLG) register-listed buildings or structures, the maximum request is $15,000. For photographic/document preservation, historic markers, history research, and public events/programming, the maximum request is $7,500. Matching resources equaling the grant request must be provided by the applicants.

The Pierce County Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission will accept applications until 3 p.m. on Weds., July 1, 2015. Projects must be completed between Fri., Jan. 1, 2016, through Sun., Nov. 13, 2016. Non-profit organizations, public agencies, and owners of property listed on local historic registers are eligible to apply. Applications are available online here. More information is available online here.

To read the Tacoma Daily Index‘s complete and comprehensive coverage of Pierce County’s Historic Preservation Grant Program, click on the following links: