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

Worthington Park, Quilcene Historical Society

Since 1995, HCP has distributed more than $80 million in capital grants to support more than 300 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 the HCP office at 253-798-5909.

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Washington Heritage Portal

Get Started

Register in the new Washington State Heritage Portal to create, edit, and submit grant applications and more!

  1. Each team member should register as a separate user under their own email.
  2. It may take up to 3 business days to process a user registration.
  3. Users will receive an email with a link to set their account password after HCP staff have reviewed and approved each user registration.
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Apply

2021-2023 Grant Cycle

The current application cycle is for funding during the 2021-2023 biennium.  Review the grant guidelines and attend a workshop to learn more about the commitments of participating in the Heritage Capital Projects Program.

View Guidelines
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2021-2023 Funding

Application Update

The HCP program is accepting Stage 2 applications from organizations that have passed Stage 1.

All materials for second stage of the application must be submitted through the Heritage Portal by June 25, 2020.

If you need assistance, please email heritage.capitalprojects@wshs.wa.gov or call the HCP office at 253-798-5909.

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Learn More

Workshops

All scheduled workshops for the current application are now complete.  You can download this 2021-2023 HCP presentation PDF and learn more about DAHP consultation here:

Check out other great information by going to our “More Resources” page or by participating in other Heritage Resources workshops that may be scheduled!

Upcoming Workshops

Grant Timeline

Date Description
February 3, 2020 Applications available online
April 23, 2020 Last day to submit Stage 1 for eligibility review
June 25, 2020 Last day to submit Stage 2 for Advisory Panel scoring
August 2020 Public ranking (time and location to be announced)
September 2020 Ranked list submitted to state capital budget
January - June 2021 Legislature determines state capital budget
July 1, 2021 Contracting begins
June 30, 2023 Grant projects completed