Heritage Capital Projects (HCP) supports facilities that provide public access to history.

Since 1995, HCP has distributed more than $96 million in capital grants to support more than 400 community history facilities and historic landscapes. Washington nonprofits, tribal organizations, local governments, ports, and public development authorities are eligible to apply.

If you need assistance, please email heritage.capitalprojects@wshs.wa.gov or call Jay Mortensen at the HCP office at 253-244-1683.

Program Overview

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Washington Heritage Portal

Register your account

All Heritage Capital Project applications must be submitted through the online Heritage Portal. Multiple users can be linked to one organization/application, so each team member should register as a separate user under their own login and email.

Watch the Heritage Portal Instruction and Training video for help.

Go to the portal
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2023-2025 Grant Cycle

The application for Heritage Capital Projects funding in the 2023-2025 is in process and the Eligibility Review (Stage 1) was due April 14. Only organizations who met the Stage 1 deadline and are invited to submit a Full Proposal (Stage 2) will proceed.

The final deadline for organizations invited to submit a Full Proposal (Stage 2) is June 9, 2022, no later than 5pm.

Read the Guidelines
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Application Walkthrough

Go step by step through the entire HCP application form, both the Eligibility Review (Stage 1) and the Full Proposal (Stage 2).

Log into the Heritage Portal to start an application!

Watch the Video
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Learn More

Workshops & Office Hours

HCP staff will be conducting a variety of virtual workshops with information about the 2023-2025 grant cycle and hosting periodic virtual “office hours.” See the full schedule here:

Workshops & Office Hours

Grant Deadlines

Date Description
April 14, 2022 Last day to submit the Eligibility Review (Stage 1)
June 9, 2022, no later than 5pm Last day to submit the Full Proposal (Stage 2)

Heritage Capital Projects Across Washington

This map shows projects that have recently received funding from the Heritage Capital Projects program. Select projects from the map or by using icons in the top row to learn more about them.