Clallam County Heritage Board accepting applications for grants

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

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.

Applications must be received by close of business Feb. 24.

An optional application workshop is offered to prospective applicants at 2 p.m. Feb. 2 and will be livestreamed on the Clallam County Board of Commissioners’ website, www.clallam.net.

To participate via video conference, visit www.blue jeans.com and join the Heritage Advisory Board Application Workshop, or call 408-419-1715. The meeting ID is 711 908 593.

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.

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

Interested residents are invited to call the Clallam County Board of Commissioners’ Office at 360-417-2233 or email to mhalencak @co.clallam.wa.us. Or, visit the county commissioners’ office in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

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

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