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Posted on: June 17, 2020

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

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The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $28,800 from the Linn County Historic Preservation Grant Program to eight 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 FY21 budget that begins July 1:

APPLICANTPROJECT TITLEHPC FUNDING RECOMMENDATION
BrucemoreMansion Envelope Restoration Project$5,000
City of Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation DepartmentSeminole Valley Farmhouse Roof Replacement$4,000
Coggon Community Historical SocietyHistorical Hall Windows Glazing & Repair$4,000
Genealogical Society of Linn CountyUpgrade Projection Equipment$1,465
Granger House Victorian MuseumHistoric House Roof Repair$4,000
National Czech & Slovak MuseumPreservation Supplies for NCSML Artifact and Library Collections$2,455
Linn County Historical Society, d.b.a The History CenterDigitization of Historic Linn County Films (1930s-1960s)$2,180
Troy Mills Historical SocietyLinn County Map Restoration$5,700

TOTAL$28.800

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