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HHGP Announcement FY 2022

Published on: 7/14/2021 10:32 AM
The County of Santa Clara Historical Heritage Commission and
the County of Santa Clara Parks and Recreation Department
announce the

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.

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?
$914,095 is available for Fiscal Year 2022.

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.

Online Technical Workshops
Two online workshops will be offered this year. The same material will be covered at each workshop, so the prospective applicant may attend whichever workshop is most convenient for their schedule.

Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a workshop before preparing a grant application packet.

Contact Grant Program Staff via email to register for a Technical Workshop. Meeting log-in information will be sent to you via email. 

One of the workshops will be recorded and available for those unable to participate in a workshop at the time.
Application due date:      Thursday, October 21, 2021

For more information please contact:

Grant Staff
County of Santa Clara, Parks and Recreation Department

Historical Heritage Grant Program Application & Procedural guide for FY 2022​

HHGP Appendices A – F​


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