From a press release issued by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation:
The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation has announced that grant applications for the 2012 Valerie Sivinski Washington Preserves Fund are being accepted. The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, October 3rd, 2011.
Established in 1997, the program has awarded grants to nearly 80 projects totaling over $67,000 in funding to local historic preservation organizations and advocates engaged in the important work of preserving Washington’s cultural heritage. While priority is given to bricks and mortar rehabilitation of historic resources, eligible projects also include preservation planning, producing publications/materials to assist with advocacy efforts, and development of interpretive elements that promote the preservation of a specific resource. “Now in its fifteenth year, the Valerie Sivinski Washington Preserves Fund has been a hallmark program of our organization,” stated Jennifer Meisner, Executive Director of the Washington Trust. “With the generous support of our donors, we continue to increase our capacity to provide funding to a variety of wonderful preservation projects across the state.” Continue reading ‘2012 Valerie Sivinski Washington Preserves Fund Grant Program’