Grant Recipients 2013

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.

SW Conservation Youth Connection Corps Participants

SW Conservation Youth Connection Corps Participants

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:


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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