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Heritage Outreach Grants

Grants to Lane County, Oregon Nonprofits, Private Groups,
Individuals, and Businesses for Historic Preservation Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Lane County Historical Society (LCHS)

Deadline Date:

11/01/19 5:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $250 to $2,500 to Oregon nonprofit organizations, private groups, individuals and businesses for projects that address the investigation, recording, preservation, or interpretation of Lane County history. Priority will be given to activities related to museum collections, public programs or events, historic preservation, and original Lane County historical research.

Geographical spread is also a consideration in order to avoid urban loading, as is the anticipated quality of the proposed project result.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149436

Estimated Size of Grant:

In general, individual grants will range in amount from $250 to $2,500. The average grant over the years has been approximately $1,100.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be conducted the year after the deadline date. Funds available for projects starting before June 30, 2020.

The scope of the proposals should be appropriate for a one-year funding period. Additional project support beyond the first year of funding requires a second proposal and explanation for additional funding, to be reviewed in competition with all proposals submitted during that funding cycle.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The grants can be made to organizations, individuals and businesses.

Applicants are preferred to be, but are not limited to:
- Non-profit organizations organized under one of the various 501(c) statutes
- Private groups and institutions
- Commercial and historical/cultural entities
- Non-governmental and tribal organizations

Institutional indirect costs such as travel, debt relief and the cost of seminars and conferences are not eligible for program support.

Heritage Outreach Grant funds may not be used retroactively to pay for expenses incurred before project recipients are formally notified of selection.

Pre-Application Information:

Funding cycle dates:
- Application deadline: Nov 1, 2019 at 5:00 PM
- Public announcement of recipients, presentation of checks: Feb 16, 2020
- Funds available for projects starting before: June 30, 2020
- Formal reports for these projects are due no later than: June 30, 2021

Grantees are publicly announced and the checks presented at the annual meeting of the Lane County Historical Society held in February.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications should be submitted to:
Lane County Historical Society
Bob Hart, Executive Director
PO Box 5407, Eugene, OR 97405

Phone: (541) 682-4242

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Oregon: Lane County Area

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