Pierce County historic preservation grant applications now available

The Pierce County Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission has announced applications are being accepted for the 2012-13 Preservation Grant Program, which assists in funding preservation efforts in the Pierce County. Requests for grants up to $5,000 can be made for historic preservation or history-related project proposals. Matching funds must be provided by the applicants. Non-profit organizations, public agencies, and owners of property listed on local historic registers are eligible to apply. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on July 2, 2012. Project activities must be completed by Sept. 1, 2013. For more information, visit http://www.piercecountywa.org/historicpreservation or contact Chad Williams at cwillia@co.pierce.wa.us or (253) 798-3683.

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Commission nominates Old Dash Point School to Pierce County Historic Register (09/19/11) — http://www.tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=2038700&more=0

3 public meetings will showcase milestone Pierce County historic survey (04/02/10) — http://www.tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=1745406&more=0

Pierce County drops historic preservation officer (01/20/10) — http://tacomadailyindex.com/portals-code/list.cgi?paper=88&cat=23&id=1700764&more=0

‘Roller coaster’ economy taps Pierce County PALS budget (11/03/09)

Pierce County’s History Detectives (10/15/09) — http://wahmee.com/tdi_pc_history_detectives.pdf

Budget amendment bitter-sweet for Pierce County historic preservation (03/20/09)

Department shift for Pierce County’s historic preservation program? (03/16/09)

Pierce County Council Committee will discuss proposed historic preservation funding cuts (03/06/09)

Will $8 million budget shortfall touch Pierce County historic preservation? (01/29/09)

Behind The Times: Never mind the buildings. Can Pierce County restore its historic preservation program? (04/02/08) — http://www.wahmee.com/tdi_pierce_county_preservation.pdf .