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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Linn County Supports Local Preservation Efforts by Awarding Grants to Nine Local Non-Profits

LINN COUNTY AWARDS HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANTS

The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $28,800 from the Linn County Historic Preservation Grant Program to nine non-profit organizations in Linn County. The recipients were selected through an annual competitive process.

The Linn County Historic Preservation Commission reviews the grant applications and makes funding recommendations to the Board of Supervisors. 

The following organizations will receive grant funding from the FY23 budget that begins July 1:

ApplicantProject TitleHPC Funding Recommendation
BrucemoreGrant Wood Sleeping Porch$3,200
Central City Historical SocietySawyer House Siding Repair and Prepare for Exterior Painting$4,500
Central City MainstreetHistoric Markers$3,000
Coggon Community Historical SocietyInterior Window and Shutter Restoration - Historical Hall$3,400
Ely Community History SocietyEly Historic Landmarks$3,000
Genealogical Society of Linn County Binder Project II$520
Linn County Historical Society, d.b.a This History CenterDigitization of Collections$1,180
Lisbon History Center FoundationPhase II Waterproofing and Masonry Rehabilitation$5,000
The Friends of the Lisbon LibraryNext Phase of Repair and Preservation of the Lisbon Public Library Facade$5,000
Total
$28,800

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