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Richland County Government

FY21 Richland County Conservation Commission Grants - Historic and Conservation
CLOSED  Deadline  2/3/2020
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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
Sample Secretary of State Registration Letter redactedSecofStateconfirmationletter.pdf 11/25/2019 12:15:44 PM PDF
Standards for Rehabilitation StandardsforRehabilitation.pdf 11/25/2019 12:23:53 PM PDF
Historic Building Eligibility Application HistoricBldgEligibilityfillable.pdf 11/25/2019 12:25:33 PM PDF
Historic Preservation Guidelines & Criteria FY21HPGrantCriteria.pdf 11/25/2019 12:59:46 PM PDF
Community Conservation Guidelines & Criteria FY21CCgrantcriteria.pdf 11/25/2019 1:00:33 PM PDF

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