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BlackPast.org Preserving King County’s African American History

BlackPast.org Preserving King County’s African American History

News from a Heritage Projects Recipient

BlackPast.org, a national nonprofit organization based in Seattle, was awarded funding through 4Culture’s Heritage Projects Program in 2013 to develop a new section on their website that focuses on African American Heritage in King ... Read more

Watch: Bear Wood Windows and Vets Restore

Watch: Bear Wood Windows and Vets Restore

Vets Restore is very fortunate to have Bear Wood Windows, one the area’s leading companies in historic wood window restoration, as a partner for both the training and internship portion of our 2014 program. Grace Morrison, veteran and owner of ... Read more

Summer Drives & Buried Hatchets

Summer Drives & Buried Hatchets

Destination Maritime Spotlight

Offering Expansive views of Puget Sound, Marine View Drive connects the waterfront communities of De Moines and Redondo, and meanders past several notable parks. Starting from the north end, Des Moines Beach Park was known for decades ... Read more

Immigration Portraits: Voices from Denny

Immigration Portraits: Voices from Denny

News from a 2013 Heritage Projects recipient

Broadcast of the 6-part series begins July 4th at 7:30 am

Jack Straw Productions will be launching their Immigration Portraits project this week, funded in part by 4Culture, to celebrate the new citizens ... Read more

A Quarter Million for Historic Properties

A Quarter Million for Historic Properties

2014 Landmarks Capital Awards

This year was a banner year for 4Culture’s Landmarks Capital program. We received a record 40 applications, 22 of which were NEW applicants to the program and several from private property owners that had NEWLY designated ... Read more

Sole Obsession Exhibit Now Open

Sole Obsession Exhibit Now Open

News From A Sustained Support Recipient

Christine Palmer shares with us some interesting insights into Sole Obsession, a new exhibit she designed that is now open at the White River Valley Museum. The exhibit features “100 years of women’s shoes ... Read more

New Applicants + New Projects = A Whole New Year of Culture

New Applicants + New Projects = A Whole New Year of Culture

Announcing the 2014 Heritage Projects recipients

Every year, 4Culture gets an intriguing group of applicants through our Heritage Projects program. This year we are excited to announce funding for 33 projects throughout King County, 17 of which were from completely ... Read more

Eyes on Community Through Preservation

Eyes on Community Through Preservation

Announcing the 2014 Preservation Special Projects Awards

In celebration of Preservation Month, 4Culture is pleased to announce its second year of projects funding through our Preservation Special Projects program.  A total of $76,687 has been awarded to ten innovative projects, ... Read more

VETS RESTORE Application Open

VETS RESTORE Application Open

We are excited to announce the 2014 VETS RESTORE application period is now open and available through vetsrestore.org! If you or someone you know is interested in a career in preservation carpentry, this program offers a 12-week training & internship ... Read more

Equipment Deadline Reminder

Equipment Deadline Reminder

2014 Cultural Equipment Applications due April 30th

Attention all King County cultural organizations! If you are looking for funding to purchase equipment, 4Culture’s new Cultural Equipment program deadline is only a month away.

What is new about it? Well, for ... Read more

Landmarks Capital Applications Due May 14th

Landmarks Capital Applications Due May 14th

Grant applications are now available for funding to help repair, restore or rehabilitate your historic property. 4Culture’s annual Landmarks Capital program is open to private property owners, public agencies and nonprofit organizations that own a designated local landmark in King ... Read more

Old Bellevue Walking Tour

Old Bellevue Walking Tour

News from a 2013 Heritage Projects recipient

‘Old Bellevue?!’ you say. Yes, the old Bellevue before the skyscrapers, before the mall, when the area across the lake was just a quiet town of dirt roads and small family farms. ‘Is ... Read more