Benton County offers $50,000 for historic preservation projects

Benton County is accepting applications for its 2020 Historic Preservation Grants Program through 3 p.m. on Sept. 27.

The county allocated $50,000 for preservation projects and programs in the county.

Tri-City Herald online readers can access the grant application below. It is also available through the county website at bit.ly/2020HistoricPreservationGrant

For more information, contact Shyanne Palmus, 509-222-3760, or historic.preservation@co.benton.wa.us.

Past grants have supported the Benton County Museum & Historical Society, the Prosser Cemetery Association, the White Bluffs Quilt Museum, the Reach museum, Valley Theater Company and archival efforts by WSU Tri-Cities, the Benton-Franklin Council of Governments, the city of Kennewick and the East Benton Historical Society.