Benton County to open Historic Preservation Grant Program for 2020 Applicants
 
Posted on Thursday August 29, 2019
 
Benton County will be accepting applications for it’s Historic Preservation Grant Program from September 3, 2019 through September 27, 2019.
 
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August 29, 2019

Benton County to Open Historic Preservation Grant Program for 2020 Applicants
Kennewick, WA
– Benton County will be accepting applications for it’s Historic Preservation Grant Program from September 3, 2019 through September 27, 2019. 

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 will open at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 and will close Friday, September 27, 2019 at 3:00 PM.

Additional information, including the grant application can be found on the County’s Historic Preservation webpage. All applications must be submitted as a 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, Kennewick, and Richland. For more information, please visit our website. 

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Contact: Shyanne Palmus
Communications Coordinator
Shyanne.Palmus@co.benton.wa.us
509-222-3760
 
 
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