SdCNHA 2020 grant cycle now open

VALLEY — The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) is pleased to announce its 2020 grant application cycle is now open.

Grants awarded from SdCNHA are intended to encourage local cultural and historic heritage preservation activities, educational programs and support Heritage Tourism within the heritage area. Past grantees have used grant funds to restore historic buildings; provide historical and cultural interpretation; restore or promote scenic, artistic and recreational resources; and to document culturally significant components of the way of life in the heritage area. Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area is administered by a non-profit board of volunteers who represent Alamosa, Conejos and Costilla Counties. Heritage area grants are available to local schools, municipalities, and non-profits annually.

Please visit the website for more information about mission, vision, and a list of past grants we’ve awarded.

The selection process is competitive, and applicants are encouraged to develop proposals carefully utilizing SdCNHA’s Management Plan Goals and Objectives. Find these resources on the Management Plan page Funding is available up to $25,000. Applications and Guidelines can be found at

Please feel free to contact the SdCNHA with ideas for grants or questions about this process at [email protected], (719) 580-5016 or at the office located at 623 Fourth St. in Alamosa.

Applicants will be notified of status in September of 2019 and funding will be available in 2020.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 1 by 5 p.m. (Postmarked: SdCNHA, P.O. Box 844, Alamosa, CO 81101 or delivered by hand – 623 fourth St. Alamosa).


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