Small & Large Project Program Awards

Silos & Smokestacks Program Awards

In 2021, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area will be offering TWO new Program Awards, replacing former General Grants Program.

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Small and Large Projects Program Awards

In 2021, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area will be offering TWO new Program Awards, replacing former General Grants Program. Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) established the Small and Large Projects Program Awards to support sites, attractions and events of educational value that focus on America’s agricultural stories as it relates to the 37 counties of northeastern Iowa.

Large Project Awards – To leverage larger and varied local support for planning assistance, educational programs, interpretation, marketing, exhibit displays, interpretive signage and other special projects. Large Project Awards will be $3,000 or above.

Small Project Awards – Provide SSNHA Sites with financial support including planning assistance, educational programs, interpretation, marketing, exhibit displays, interpretive signage and other special projects. Small Project Awards will be below $3,000.

How to Apply

IMPORTANT – Application due dates have been moved up to August 30 to ensure federal funding is committed before the end of the federal fiscal year.