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Heritage Projects

Grants to King County, Washington Individuals, Nonprofits, Groups,
and Agencies to Promote Local Culture and History

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Deadline Date:

03/06/19 at 5 PM PST


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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to King County, Washington individuals, organizations, community groups, and public agencies for provocative and relevant cultural and historical projects for the public. Funding may be used for the documentation, identification, exhibition, and interpretation of materials exploring local heritage. Projects must also be accessible to and provide a public benefit for local residents and visitors.

Applicants can use this grant to:
- Create heritage resources including, but not limited to, books, guides, brochures, research projects, digital projects, oral, visual, or audio recordings, museum exhibits and programs, and education curriculum.

- Produce special events and programs that highlight the region’s heritage including, but not limited to: conferences, workshops, technical assistance programs, apprenticeship or training opportunities, historic walking, cycling, or driving tours, field schools, skill demonstrations, and programs that facilitate collaboration between heritage organizations.

- Provide opportunities for underrepresented populations including people of color, LGBTQ communities, youth, people with disabilities, and gender variant communities to work firsthand with heritage resources.

-Pay for materials and consumable supplies used for your project, transportation, documentation, and compensation for professional consultants, heritage specialists, trainees, or staff time if work on the project is outside their regular work duties and payment is above and beyond their regular compensation structure.

For this grant, 4Culture will look to see how well a project shows Project Impact and Public Benefit, Quality and Qualifications, Feasibility and Heritage Priorities Criteria. For more specific information on Criteria please view the URL for Full Text.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184029

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards typically range from a minimum of $1,000 to $10,000.

Term of Contract:

Applicants can start their project or the portion of their project described in their application no earlier than April 24, 2019, and they must complete it by June 1, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a resident of King County when they apply, through the completion of their project.

If an applicant receives funding, they will need to provide their Social Security number in order to receive payment. Organizations, community groups, and public agencies must operate within King County, and will need to provide us with a Tax ID or EIN in order to receive grant funds.

4Culture does not fund K-12 schools, school districts, or religious institutions.

Applicants cannot use this grant for:
- Major equipment purchases, construction or fabrication projects, general operating support, overhead costs and fees, employee benefits or any regular staff salaries (we offer separate grants for these).
- Elements of your project completed before funds are awarded: April 24, 2019.
- Projects for which fundraising is the primary purpose, direct marketing or advertising costs, and projects that do not focus on King County’s heritage as a foundational element.
- Support for services and programs to be provided by the King County Landmarks Commission for land use regulation and archaeological resource management purposes, as described in K.C.C. chapter 20.62 (King County Code 4.42.125H).

Pre-proposal Conference:

Workshops make a huge difference in the success of an application. Each year, 4Culture finds that the strongest applications come from people who have attended a workshop.

Workshops will be held from January 30 to February 20. For more information view URL for Full Text.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline -
The deadline for this grant is March 6, 2019, at 5:00 pm PST. Most 4Culture grants take approximately three months from application deadline to when they announce their funding decisions.

Applications are submitted online.

How to apply:
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Sample application:

Contact Information:

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

To apply:

For assitance contact:
Chieko Phillips

101 Prefontaine Pl S
Seattle, WA 98104
206- 296-7580

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington: King County