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Silos & Smokestacks Offers Free Information Session on Grant Programs

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is hosting a free
grant information session on Tuesday, February 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the
Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, 503 South Street, Waterloo.

SSNHA offers three grant programs to help the region tell and preserve their stories of
American Agriculture. General Grants help fund agricultural related projects in the Heritage
Area; Bus Grants assists schools in the Heritage Area with the transportation costs
associated with field study trips; and Internship Grants provides college students with
internship opportunities at designated SSNHA sites.

All potential grant applicants are encouraged to attend this informational session to learn
about the SSNHA Grant Programs. Attendees will learn the purpose and requirements of
each program, as well as how to make a successful proposal.

No registration or cost is required to attend this event. Grant applications available under the
Grant section at www.silosandsmokestacks.org.

SSNHA is one of 40 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is Affiliated Area of
the National Park Service. The Heritage Area covers 37 counties in the northeast quadrant of
Iowa. Interstate 80 borders it on the south and Interstate 35 borders it on the west. Through a
network of sites, programs and events, SSNHA interprets farm life, agribusiness, and rural
communities—past and present. To learn more about Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage
Area, please visit www.silosandsmokestacks.org.

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