Apply for county preservation grants

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

According to state law, funds are collected to be used for projects which “promote historical preservation or historical programs, which may include preservation of historic documents.”

The grants are for public programming, capital improvements and equipment, collections management and training that support projects’ preservation and enhancing county history for residents, visitors and future generations, county officials said.

Applications must be received by noon Feb. 21; get applications at clallam countywa.gov/737/Heritage -Advisory-Board-HAB.

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

For more information, call the county commissioners’ office at 360-417-2233 or email to rachel.weed@ clallamcountywa.gov. Or, visit the commissioners’ office in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Room 150, Port Angeles.

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