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Silos & Smokestacks Offers Free Information on Grant Programs

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is
hosting a free grant information session on Tuesday, March 4, from 1:00 to 3:00
p.m. at the Hurstville Interpretive Center, 18670 63rd Street, Maquoketa.

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

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

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area is one of 37 federally
designated heritage areas in the nation and is an Affiliated Area of the National
Park Service. Through the development of a network of sites, programs and
events, the Heritage Area’s mission is to interpret farm life, agribusiness and
rural communities – past and present.

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