CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is accepting applications for historic preservation survey and planning grants.
The State Historic Preservation Office says about $800,000 in grants will be available awarded from funding appropriated by Congress for preservation efforts through the National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund.
Officials say that eligible projects include architectural and archaeological surveys, preparation of National Register of Historic Places nominations, heritage education programs relating to preservation activities, as well as development projects. State and local government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, for-profit organizations and firms, and educational institutions are qualified to apply.
The deadline to apply is Oct. 31. Awards will be announced in February 2015.