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Richland County Government
FY20 Richland County Conservation Commission Grants - Historic and Conservation
CLOSED  Deadline  2/4/2019
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Historic Building Eligibility  [hide this]
Criteria for Project Eligibility:
Grant applications for buildings or sites must first be determined historically significant. Any building or site on the National Register of Historic Places, has been deemed eligible for the Register, was listed by the Richland County Bicentennial Committee (1981), is a City of Columbia Historic Landmark, or is designated historic by the Town of Blythewood is automatically eligible. For all other properties, the Historic Building Eligibility Application (see Library) must be submitted to and approved by RCCC before a grant application can be considered.

Financial Requirements  [hide this]

RCCC grants are an 80% / 20% matching program. Applicants must demonstrate a 20% match for funds received which may include in-kind services. A letter of commitment is required.
Costs incurred will be reimbursed through invoice to RCCC as work is completed and approved. Reimbursements will not be allowed for work completed prior to the signed grant agreement.

Historic Preservation maximum grant is $50,000
Community Conservation maximum grant is $20,000

Eligible Entities  [hide this]

  • Community and neighborhood organizations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Governmental agencies
  • Educational Institutions
  • Commercial entities

  • Applicant organizations must have been in existence for at least one (1) year prior to requesting funds.
    Applicants who are not a governmental agency, commercial entity, school, or church must submit a current Secretary of State Charitable Organization Registration letter. (see example in Library)

    Library  [hide this]

    DescriptionFile NameDate UploadedFile Type
    Historic Preservation Criteria & Guidelines FY20HPGrantCriteria.pdf 11/30/2018 11:14:50 AM PDF
    Community Conservation Criteria & Guidelines FY20CCgrantcriteria.pdf 11/30/2018 11:15:44 AM PDF
    Historic Building Eligibility HISTORICBUILDINGELIGIBILITY.docx 11/30/2018 11:17:16 AM DOCX
    Standards for Rehabilitation StandardsforRehabilitation.pdf 11/30/2018 11:18:02 AM PDF
    Example of Sec. of State Charitable Org. Registration letter redactedSecofStateconfirmationletter.pdf 11/30/2018 11:19:08 AM PDF

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