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Historic Preservation Grants Application Deadline Extended to February 28, 2019

Published: January 14, 2019

Apply Now! Applications are now being accepted for Category D (Historical Commissions) grants. Grant funds in this category are for the renovation, restoration, and/or preservation of historical resources. First priority for grants is given to government agencies or non-profits.  Applications that include matching funds or contributions are more competitive. The County will award a total of approximately $50,000 this year.  Funds are typically allocated among several grant projects.

Eligible properties must:

  • Be located within the Historic District (HD) Combining Zone; or
  • Designated a County Landmark, or listed at the State or National level; and
  • Provide for public access (such as a park, community building, restaurant, B & B Inn, etc.); and
  • Provide a public benefit and make a lasting contribution to the cultural heritage of the County.

Contact Kyle Rabellino via email at (email preferred) for an application or questions.  Application submittals must be complete and received by the above deadline, and must include 7 paper copies of all application requirements and an electronic version by email. Submit to:

Permit Sonoma Historical Preservation Grant
2550 Ventura Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA  95403
Attn: Kyle Rabellino

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