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Have an idea for a history project? There may be a grant for you

The Idaho State Historical Society has opened its 2016-17 grants cycle. The Community Enhancement Grants program provides funding for projects including exhibits, publications, educational programming, events and the purchase of conservation supplies.

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Grants of up to $2,500 are available to assist historical and cultural organizations in preserving, interpreting and protecting the history and culture of Idaho.

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Projects funded through the Community Enhancement Grant Program must be matched dollar for dollar. Idaho non-profit organizations whose mission is focused on history, historic preservation or education, as well as tribal, city and county governments, may apply.

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Grant projects funded in 2016 must be completed by May 31, 2017.

Find more information and download an application online at Deadline to apply is Aug. 26.