In 2013 SdCNHA Heritage Grants assisted local non-profits and organizations to secure over $784,000 in external funding to preserve and restore significant elements within the Heritage Area.
From buildings to language, projects in the three counties of the Heritage Area experienced an infusion of financial support.
Spring recipients were:
Southwest Conservation Corps – providing work experience for SLV youth
Sangre de Cristo Cultural Heritage Center
San Luis WPA Museum restoration Phase II
2013 Acequia Congresso
Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust – Garcia Ranch Conservation
ASU Field School – Ft. Massachusetts
SLV Local Foods
Trujillo Homestead fence and barn restoration.
Fall recipients are:
ASU CASA House
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish – Heritage Language classes
Town of San Luis – Mural Restoration
SdCNHA’s total contribution to Heritage Area projects: $87,920. Total external investment in Heritage Area projects (i.e. History Colorado or other funding): $784,988.
Funded projects help promote the mission and vision of the Heritage Area: to promote, preserve, protect, document and interpret its profound historical, spiritual, environmental, geographic, geologic, cultural, and linguistic resources.
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