Historic Augusta wants to keep historic properties safe and properly maintained. (October 6, 2009 / WRDW-TV)
TOPEKA -- The City of Topeka is seeking qualified applications for its Historic Site for Heritage Tourism Grant Program, which pays up to 80% of project costs to restore or make significant repairs to historic buildings.
Eligible properties must be:
· Registered on the Kansas or National Registers of Historic Places, or
· A locally designated or a National Historic Landmark, or
· Recognized through the National Underground Railroad “Network to Freedom” Program, and
· Open to the public for a period of 10 years upon completion of the grant project.
Grant applications must be submitted by 4:00, the afternoon of Wednesday, March 31st, to the Topeka Planning Department, 620 SE Madison, 3rd Floor. Awards will be announced on May 1, 2010.
For more information, please visit the City of Topeka’s website at www.topeka.org, or contact Timothy Paris at 368-3728 or stop by the Topeka Planning Department.