W.Va. – Applications are now being accepted for a second round of FY 2017
historic preservation survey and planning grants through the State Historic
Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Division of Culture and
History. Approximately $30,000 will be awarded from funding appropriated by the
United States Congress for preservation efforts through the National Park
Service Historic Preservation Fund.
or local government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, for-profit
organizations or firms, educational institutions and Certified Local
Governments (CLG) are eligible to apply. Eligible projects include
architectural and archaeological surveys, preparation of National Register of
Historic Places nominations, heritage education programs relating to preservation
activities, pre-development activities and comprehensive planning documents and
development projects. Funded projects must be completed by June 30, 2018.
funds are awarded on a matching basis. Deadline for receipt of applications is
postmarked August 4, 2017.
complete grant package, including program descriptions describing funding
priorities and selection criteria is available by contacting Pamela Brooks,
SHPO grants coordinator, at (304) 558-0240 ext. 720, or by writing the SHPO,
West Virginia Division of Culture and History, The Culture Center, 1900 Kanawha
Blvd., E., Charleston, WV 25305-0300 or on our web site at http://www.wvculture.org/shpo/GrantManual/Surveyplanning.html
announcement of grantees is planned for October 2017, contingent upon receipt
of an allocation by the National Park Service.
West Virginia Division of Culture and History is an agency within the Office of
Secretary of Education and the Arts with Gayle Manchin, cabinet
secretary. The division, led by Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith, brings
together the past, present and future through programs and services focusing on
archives and history, arts, historic preservation and museums. For more
information about the division’s programs, events and sites, visit www.wvculture.org. The Division of Culture
and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.