Foundation / Corporation
Spokane Preservation Advocates (SPA) - Heritage Fund
Grants of up to $5,000 to Spokane County, Washington nonprofits, public agencies, groups, and property owners for the preservation, rehabilitation, or restoration of historic sites. Funding may be requested for “bricks and mortar” projects as well as educational programming. Examples of projects that may be funded include the following:
-Projects that provide a public benefit
-Historic Register nomination (local, state, national)
-Historic plaques, signs or markers
-Enhancement of a historic building or space
-“Brick and mortar” projects to preserve a property or promote historic preservation of a specific resource. Project work must conform to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and must comply with local design guidelines when applicable. Properties must be on or deemed eligible for the Spokane Register of Historic Places, Washington Heritage Register, or National Register of Historic Places. Applicant must have control of the property through a deed or valid lease with lessee having authorization to make leasehold improvements.
GrantWatch ID#: 179910
Maximum request for grant funds is $5,000.
Grant projects should be completed within one year of the award date.
-Incorporated Nonprofit Organizations
-Citizens /Advocacy Groups
-Public Agencies/Civic Organizations/Religious Organizations
-Building or property owners EXCEPT for private residences
General operating expenses are not eligible for funding through Heritage Fund grants.
Expenses incurred prior to the award date are not eligible for funding through Heritage Fund grants.
The intent of the Heritage Fund is to encourage the implantation of many preservation projects; therefore, grants to an individual organization will not be approved more often that once every two years.
Requests of over $1,000 require a one-to-one match, with the applicant providing $1 in funds for every $1 of grant money awarded.
Applications are accepted throughout the year with grants awarded on a biannual cycle.
Application deadlines are April 1 and October 1.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Spokane Preservation Advocates
PO Box 785
Spokane, WA 99210
USA: Washington: Spokane County