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Kansas Heritage Trust Fund Grant Workshop planned in Pittsburg

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PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Kansas Historical Society is hosting a Kansas Heritage Trust Fund Grant Workshop in Pittsburg on Friday, Sept. 8. This state program provides matching funds for the preservation of properties listed in the National and State Registers.

Expenses are reimbursed for projects that preserve or restore historic properties. Qualifying expenses include professional fees and construction costs. Properties owned by state or federal governments are not eligible, but those owned by local governments, private individuals, non-profit, and for-profit entities qualify. Individual grant awards may not exceed $100,000 and must be matched by the grant recipient. Yearly grant rounds are highly competitive.

The workshop will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at the Leonard H. Axe Library on the campus of Pittsburg State University. The library is located at 1605 S. Joplin Street. 

Attendees are asked to park in the Green visitor spots and to enter using the main Joplin Street entrance. The meeting will be held in the lower level, Room 014.

For additional information, contact Katrina Ringler, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, and Director, Cultural Resources Division, Kansas Historical Society. Office, at 785-272-8681, ext. 217, or email Katrina.Ringler@ks.gov.