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2014 Vets Restore Begins in September!

2014 Vets Restore Begins in September!

Announcing the 2014 VR Program, New Students & Industry Affiliates

4Culture is happy to announce that Vets Restore 2014 will begin mid-September. Welcome to a great new group of trainees. Our cadre of recruits includes both men and women, Army ... Read more

Vets Restore welcomes the Rafn Company: Our newest Affiliate

Vets Restore welcomes the Rafn Company: Our newest Affiliate

Vets Restore partners are extremely proud to announce that the Rafn Company has joined our team as a Construction Industry Affiliate. A huge thank-you to Rafn for making this visible commitment to the returning veterans of King County.

“We are ... Read more

VETS RESTORE: Round Two

VETS RESTORE: Round Two

“Being part of the Vets Restore program last summer was fantastic. Not only was I learning a trade and working with my hands, but I was doing this with other veterans. Carpentry is a team sport, so a sense of ... Read more

Another FIRST for Historic Preservation in King County

Another FIRST for Historic Preservation in King County

Announcing 4Culture’s Inaugural Preservation Sustained Support Awardees

This week the 4Culture Board formally approved funding for preservation-based organizations from around King County. Arts and Heritage groups countywide have long benefitted from 4Culture’s Sustained Support funding, which provides a predictable level ... Read more

Vets Restore is Gearing Up for 2014!

Vets Restore is Gearing Up for 2014!

4Culture is very excited to launch a second year of VETS RESTORE in 2014, a program offering training, mentoring, and job placement guidance for returning veterans in preservation carpentry. Participants in the program learn to restore and rehabilitate historic building ... Read more

Vets Restore: Ceremony Honors First Group of Graduating Veterans

Vets Restore: Ceremony Honors First Group of Graduating Veterans

Three King County veterans have successfully completed Vets Restore, a pilot program that offers training, paid internships, and career guidance for veterans in the historic building preservation trades.

Graduates were honored at a ceremony and reception on September 17th at ... Read more

Sustained Support for Historic Preservation is Now Available

Sustained Support for Historic Preservation is Now Available

4Culture is expanding its biennial operating support for King County cultural organizations to include groups and municipalities’ with a core mission of historic preservation. The NEW Preservation Sustained Support program offers predictable levels of funding for nonprofit organizations, public development ... Read more

VETS RESTORE Goes Live!

VETS RESTORE Goes Live!

Classes begin at the Wood Technology Center

Four King County-based veterans have just secured coveted spots in the first round of Vets Restore, a new initiative that offers training, mentoring, and job placement guidance for local veterans in preservation carpentry.... Read more

This Place Matters Event @ Mukai

This Place Matters Event @ Mukai

Saturday, June 1, 1-4pm
107th Ave. SW, one block south of Bank Rd., Vashon Island

Celebrate the historic Mukai Farm and Garden with Mary Matsuda Gruenewald, Friends of Mukai, Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, 4Culture, & Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association.... Read more

Vets Restore

Vets Restore

Connecting Veterans with Places back Home

4Culture is delighted to announce the launch of Vets Restore, an initiative that offers training, mentoring, and job placement guidance for returning vets in preservation carpentry.

About 1000 military men and women are returning ... Read more

Workshops underway for Landmarks Capital funding

Workshops underway for Landmarks Capital funding

A series of drop-in workshops for 4Culture’s new Landmarks Capital program began this week at the Kent Library. Workshops will continue at various locations through April 24, leading up the application deadline on May 8, 2013.

Landmarks Capital supports “bricks ... Read more

Preservation Special Projects

Preservation Special Projects

NEW support for local Historic Preservation activities


Would you like to save a threatened gathering place in your community? Find out about the history of your neighborhood? Get school kids involved in nearby architecture? Perhaps you own or occupy an ... Read more