Historic Preservation Fund grant period opens for Certified Local Governments

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(Anchorage, AK) – The Office of History & Archaeology is accepting grant applications for 2013 historic preservation projects from certified local governments. 

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The Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) program provides up to 60 percent matching assistance for the cost of a project.  Projects eligible for HPF assistance include those focused on historic preservation planning, inventories, surveys, National Register nominations, public education, predevelopment, development, and acquisition. 

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The application deadline is Friday, March 22, 2013.  The complete application package, including the Alaska Historical Commission’s priorities and evaluation criteria, is available online at http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/oha/grant/akclg.htm or by contacting the grants administrator atjean.ayers@alaska.gov or 907-269-8694



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