Richland County is accepting applications for historic preservation and community conservation grants through Feb. 20.
Nonprofit and neighborhood groups, government agencies and even businesses are eligible. A 20 percent match is required. Historic preservation grants are available up to $50,000 for preservation or restoration costs for historic buildings and cemeteries, or for educational and research projects that promote the history of Richland County.
Conservation grants are available up to $20,000 for trail building, greenway planning, water-quality improvement, green infrastructure or environmental education programs.
Rules and applications are online at richlandlegacy.com or by contacting Nancy Stone-Collum at firstname.lastname@example.org or (803) 576-2083.\