News Release

...National Trust for Historic Preservation
Awards Poston Community Alliance
 A Preservation Grant Towards a Historic Structures Assessment
 Report for Stabilization of Adobe Classrooms.....

Washington DC, July 15, 2015 —Today, the Poston Community Alliance was awarded a $ 10,000 grant by the National Trust for Historic Preservation from Hart Family Fund for Small Towns. These grant funds will be used to prepare a Historic Structures Assessment Report to preserve the adobe classrooms at the Poston site.

"Organizations like the Poston Community Alliance, help to ensure that communities and towns all across America retain their unique sense of place," said Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. "We are honored to provide a grant to the Poston Community Alliance, which will use the funds to help preserve an important piece of our shared national heritage."

Grants from the National Trust Preservation Funds range from $2,500 to $5,000 and have provided over $15 million since 2003. These matching grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations and public agencies across the country to support wide-ranging activities including consultant services for rehabilitating buildings, technical assistance for tourism that promotes historic resources, and the development of materials for education and outreach campaigns.

For more information on National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Fund grants, visit: www.PreservationNation.org/funding

About the Poston Community Alliance
The mission of the Poston Community Alliance is to preserve the stories, artifacts and historic structures of the Poston Confinement Site located on the Colorado River Indian Tribes Reservation.

About the National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a privately-funded nonprofit organization that works to save America’s historic places to enrich our future. The National Trust for Historic Preservation is committed to protecting America’s rich cultural legacy and helping build vibrant, sustainable communities that reflect our nation’s diversity. 

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