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Historical Heritage Grant Program Announcement

Published on: 6/25/2018 3:56 PM
The County of Santa Clara Historical Heritage Commission and
the County of Santa Clara Parks and Recreation Department
announce the

UPDATED 6/18/18
The Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara established the Historical Heritage Grant Program (HHGP) in 1990 to promote historic preservation and the awareness of significant cultural, historical, and archaeological resources within Santa Clara County. Funding is provided through the dedication of a portion of the County Park Charter Development Funds to the HHGP.

On Friday, June 15, 2018, the Board of Supervisors approved an increased funding appropriate for this program.

Who may apply?
  Local public agencies and non-profit corporations with 501(c)(3) certification, located within the geographical limits of Santa Clara County.

How much money is available?
  $The is currently $590,000 is available for Fiscal Year 2019.

What kind of projects are funded?
Projects must involve the stabilization, preservation, rehabilitation, restoration or interpretation of locally designated historic resources. The HHGP is limited to projects involving the development of real property, as opposed to personal property. The project must be located in a public park or on private property dedicated to park purposes. The project must involve a locally designated historic resource (landmark or contributing resource to a local historic district or the equivalent) protected by a city or County historic preservation ordinance.
Sample Past Projects
Click here to see a sampling of past HHGP awarded projects.
Application and Procedures Guide:
The guide is available by clicking the link below “Historical Heritage Grant Program Application & Procedures guide for FY 2019”

Application due date:      Friday, October 5, 2018

For more information please contact:
Mr. Christian Elliott, Management Analyst
County of Santa Clara, Parks and Recreation Department
Telephone: (408) 355-2291

Historical Heritage Grant Program Application & Procedures guide for FY 2019

HHGP Appendices A – F

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