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EDD launches heritage preservation grants

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 by Tai Moses

The Economic Development Department has launched a grant program that “promotes tourism through historic preservation and inclusive projects about Austin’s history.” The Heritage Preservation Grants are “reimbursable two-year historic preservation funding grants for capital, planning, educational, or marketing projects.” As EDD Director Sylnovia Holt-Rabb explained in a news release, “Preserving Austin’s history and heritage allows us to tell countless untold stories that encompass our city’s unique identity and allure for tourists. The Heritage Preservation Grant provides critical funding to ensure Austin’s irreplaceable historic sites can be enjoyed for generations to come.” For-profit, government and nonprofit entities may apply until Oct. 17. Review the full eligibility requirements, grant guidelines and application details online.

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