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Equipment Deadline Reminder

Equipment Deadline Reminder

2014 Cultural Equipment Applications due April 30th

Attention all King County cultural organizations! If you are looking for funding to purchase equipment, 4Culture’s new Cultural Equipment program deadline is only a month away.

What is ... Continue

Landmarks Capital Applications Due May 14th

Landmarks Capital Applications Due May 14th

Grant applications are now available for funding to help repair, restore or rehabilitate your historic property. 4Culture’s annual Landmarks Capital program is open to private property owners, public agencies and nonprofit organizations that own a ... Continue

Old Bellevue Walking Tour

Old Bellevue Walking Tour

News from a 2013 Heritage Projects recipient

‘Old Bellevue?!’ you say. Yes, the old Bellevue before the skyscrapers, before the mall, when the area across the lake was just a quiet town of dirt roads ... Continue

Annual Grant Program for Landmarks - Coming Soon!

Annual Grant Program for Landmarks – Coming Soon!

Looking for funding to repair that original wood porch on your 1902 Queen Anne-style house? Or to retore your business’ 1940s storefront? Then Save the Date! for Wednesday March 19th, when the 2014 guidelines and ... Continue

A Devotee of Fashion?

A Devotee of Fashion?

News from a 2013 Heritage Collections Care recipient

First time applicants, the Woman’s Century Club, applied to Heritage Collections Care in 2013 for funding to purchase materials to properly house and store their club’s ‘Legacy ... Continue

Heritage Projects Due Feb. 26th

Heritage Projects Due Feb. 26th

4Culture’s Heritage Projects program funds projects that identify, document, exhibit and/or interpret King County history. Open to both organizations and individuals in King County, this grant provides funding for research, materials, travel, professional consultants and ... Continue

The Benefits of Bertha’s Blocker

The Benefits of Bertha’s Blocker

In the whirl of controversy over WSDOT’s blocked tunnel digging machine, Bertha, we welcome 2013 Heritage Projects recipient and writer, David B. Williams to the blog.

You never know what is going to interest the ... Continue

Applications Open for Heritage & Preservation

Applications Open for Heritage & Preservation

Heritage Projects & Preservation Special Projects Deadline Feb. 26th, 2014

Towards the beginning of each new year, 4Culture offers competitive Project grants to all residents of King County, Washington (be they individuals or organizations), who ... Continue

Judge J. T. Ronald & His Legacy

Judge J. T. Ronald & His Legacy

News from a 2013 Preservation Special Projects recipient

Recently, the City of Seattle Landmarks Board reviewed and approved nomination of the Judge James T. Ronald House to the city’s landmarks register. This nomination was brought ... Continue

Pike Place is Looking Up

Pike Place is Looking Up

News from a 2013 Landmarks Capital recipient

In this first year of 4Culture’s new Landmarks Capital program, Friends of the Market was awarded $10,000 to restore and repair the hand-painted signs in the Main ... Continue

Central Area People, Their Story

Central Area People, Their Story

News from a 2013 Heritage Projects recipient

Earlier in the year, local writer and teacher, Madeline Crowley, was awarded $1,500 through 4Culture’s Heritage Projects program to conduct and publish oral histories of local residents in ... Continue

Enrolled in StEPs?

These online AASLH Online Training course and webinars are designed to help institutions achieve standards and performance indicators as part of AASLH’s StEPs Program:

The Basics of Archives   October 21 – November 15, 2013 Proceed ... Continue