Grant Programs

Valerie Sivinski Fund

The Valerie Sivinski Fund is the Washington Trust’s annual grant program that provides up to $2,000 in funding to organizations engaged in historic preservation around our state. Sivinski Fund grant applications are currently closed. We anticipate the next round of funding to open in the summer of 2020.More info.


Heritage Barn Initiative

Owners of structures listed on the Heritage Barn Register are eligible to apply for matching grants to support the stabilization and rehabilitation of Washington’s historic agricultural buildings. Heritage Barn Grant applications are currently closed. Pending continued funding from the Washington State Legislature, the next round of grants are anticipated to be initiated in the summer of 2021. The Heritage Barn Initiative is a program of the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation. More info.


Historic Cemetery Grant Program

Capital grants are available to go toward the preservation of Washington’s historic cemeteries, allowing them to continue to serve their communities, and honoring the military veterans buried within them. Historic Cemetery Grant applications are currently closed. Pending continued funding from the Washington State Legislature, the next round of grants are anticipated to be initiated in the summer of 2021. The Historic Cemetery Grant Program is a program of the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation. More info.


Historic County Courthouse Grant Program

Grant opportunities are available to aid in the rehabilitation of the 33 historic county courthouses in the state that are still in use as courthouses. The Historic County Courthouse Grant Program is a program of the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation. More info.


Issaquah Historic Property Grants

A one-time “bricks and mortar” historic building grant program that provides matching funds for the rehabilitation of landmarked properties within Issaquah city limits. Funds were provided by the City of Issaquah as mitigation for adverse effects to the Anderson Farmstead. More info.