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Grants available for veterans and war memorials

Nov. 6, 2018

Oregon Heritage of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is offering grants for the construction or restoration of veterans and war memorials.
 
Local governments and federally recognized Tribes are eligible to apply for work on monuments on public owned properties.
 
New monuments should acknowledge veterans and wars not already recognized in the community.  Grants for restoration may be used for broken monuments, missing elements of monuments, or the related design elements of monuments for veterans or wars. Grants may also fund the addition of elements to existing monuments.
 
Projects must include the active participation of a veteran organization.
 
Past funded projects include repair to the Doughboy monument in Astoria, a new monument in Warrenton, and additions to the large memorial in Washington County.
 
For more information about the Veterans and War Memorials grant and other grant programs, visit oregonheritage.org or contact Kuri Gill at Kuri.gill@oregon.gov or 503-986-0685.