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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.

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.

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.

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.