Historic preservation funds available

The state Office of History and Archaeology is accepting applications through Oct. 21 for grants for historic preservation projects from certified local governments to be completed by Sept. 30, 2017.

The Historic Presercation Fund grant program provides up to 60 percent matching assistance for project costs.  Eligible projects include those focused on historic preservation planning, inventories, surveys, National Register nominations, public education, predevelopment, development, and property acquisition.

Applications packages are online at http://dnr.alaska.gov/parks/oha/clg/akclg.htm or by contacting grants administrator Jean Ayers at [email protected]  or 907-269-8694 or Diane Houston at [email protected]  or 907-269-8525.