Apply by Oct. 21 for historic preservation grant

Oct. 21 is the deadline for applications for the Historic Preservation Fund grants for certified local governments, for projects to be completed by Sept. 20, 2017.

The Historic Preservation 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.

The application package is available online at or by contacting grants administrator Jean Ayers at [email protected] or 907-269-8694 or Diane Houston at [email protected] or 907-269-8525.