Grants from the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area are available to local organizations working to promote the mission of the National Heritage Area. The deadline for applying for a 2019 grant is June 1, 2018. Our past grantees have used grant funds to restore historic buildings; provide historical and cultural interpretation; restore or promote scenic, artistic and recreational resources; educational programs; and to document culturally significant components of the way of life in the San Luis Valley.

Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area is administered by a non-profit board of volunteers who represent Alamosa, Conejos and Costilla Counties. Heritage Grants are available to local schools, municipalities, and non-profits annually.These efforts will support Heritage Preservation and Tourism and promote the counties of Alamosa, Conejos and Costilla. Please see our website for our mission, vision, and a list of past grants we’ve awarded.

The selection process is competitive, and applicants are encouraged to develop proposals carefully utilizing the Heritage Area Management Plan Goals and Objectives. You can find these resources on our Management Plan page Funding is available up to $25,000.

If your organization or project supports the efforts and mission of the heritage area we would love to partner with you! Visit our website for more information. Please feel free to contact us if you have an idea for a grant or have any questions about this process at, (719) 580-4070 or at our office located at 623 4th Street in Alamosa.

Applicants will be notified of status in August of 2018 and funding will be available in 2019.