Benton County Requests Proposals for Historic Preservation Grant Program
 
Posted on Monday October 30, 2017
 
Benton County will be opening a Request for Proposals (RFP) on November 1,2017 for programs focused on historic preservation or furtherance of historic programs.
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 30, 2017

Contact Adam Fyall
Email Adam.Fyall@co.benton.wa.us
Phone 509-736-3053


BENTON COUNTY REQUESTS PROPOSALS FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANT PROGRAM

Kennewick, WA
– Benton County will be opening a  Request for Proposals (RFP) on November 1, 2017 for programs focused on historic preservation or furtherance of historic programs. Benton County established the Historic Preservation Grants (HPG) Program in January 2009 to promote historic preservation or historic programs within the borders of Benton County, to increase knowledge and service to residents, and better preserve, exhibit, and interpret historic items. 

Background: About the Program
In September 2007, Benton County Commissioners established the Historical Preservation Fund to deposit and expend funds related to Historic Preservation, with funds received from a document recording fee, per RCW 36.22.170. Benton County has established the Historic Preservation Grants (HPG) Program to promote historic preservation or historic programs within the borders of Benton County to increase knowledge and service to residents, and better preserve, exhibit, and interpret historic items. 

In furtherance of the mission of the Historic Preservation Grant Program, Benton County is requesting proposals from interested entities to promote historic preservation or programs in Benton County. Recipients of funding from this grant must be government entities or IRS-recognized non-profit 501(c)(3) entities and must be physically located in Benton County and provide services to Benton County residents.

RFP Process and How to Apply
The RFP application window will open on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 and will close Friday, November 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM


Later in November, the Benton County Historical Preservation Cooperative advisory committee will review the applications and select recipients for grant funding. All approved grant funding will begin no earlier than January 1, 2018. If you have any further questions regarding this grant program or process, please contact the Benton County Sustainable Development Manager, Adam Fyall, at the contact information listed above.

The proposal application and more information is available online here, and all applications must be submitted to Benton County via email to:  historic.preservation@co.benton.wa.us.

About Benton County
Benton County is located in south-central Washington. The county seat is located in Prosser, and its largest city is Kennewick. Benton County was created on March 8, 1905 and was named after U.S. Senator Thomas Hart Benton. Benton County operates under the plural executive form of government with three commissioners and seven other elected officials. Benton County has offices located in Prosser, Kennewick, and Richland. For more information, please visit www.co.benton.wa.us.

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