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Funding Available For Delaware Historic Properties Damaged By Superstorm Sandy

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DOVER, Del. -  In Delaware, there's federal grant money available for Historic places damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

The Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is now accepting letters of interest. Properties must be listed, or eligible for listing, in the National Register of Historic Places. Applicants may apply for up to 100% of the repair costs, even if the work has already been completed. Properties may be privately-owned, owned by a local government or state-owned. However, federal regulations do not allow grants to be given to a religious entity or for properties used for religious purposes.

Letters of interest must be received by June 14, 2013. Make sure to include documentation supporting your claim. Letters of interest may be submitted by mail to Hurricane Sandy Grants, Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, 21 The Green, Dover, DE 19901; or by fax by calling 302-739-5660; or by e-mail at PreservationGrant@state.de.us.

For additional information, contact: Gwen Davis, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer at 302-736-7400 or gwen.davis@state.de.us.

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