Every year, the Poudre Heritage Alliance (PHA) makes a portion of its federal funding available to its regional partners as grants, in support of projects, programs, and events that benefit the community and relate to the mission of the Poudre Heritage Alliance. To learn more please visit https://poudreheritage.org/grant-information/

The following organizations have received grants from the Poudre Heritage Alliance (PHA):


El Espejo – Girls Summer Research Institute

Recipient: Poudre Learning Center
Year awarded: 2011

Total cost of project : $19,692


Current Events – River Education Initiatives

Recipient: CSU Environmental Learning Center
Year awarded: 2011

Total cost of project : $17,503


Monument Tower and Interpretive Signage

Recipient: Poudre Learning Center
Year awarded: 2011

Total cost of project : $57,890


Food, Forage and Farm Exhibit

Recipient: Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
Year awarded: 2011

Total cost of project : $106,138


Go West Art Fence

Recipient: City of Greeley Museums
Year awarded: 2012

Total cost of project : $186,125


Biodiversity Wall Exhibit

Recipient: Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
Year awarded: 2012

Total cost of project : $156,026


Interpretive Signage

Recipient: City of Fort Collins – Natural Areas Department
Year awarded: 2012

Total cost of project : $190,000


Well Watch – Groundwater Curriculum and Teacher Inservice Project

Recipient: Poudre Learning Center
Year awarded: 2013

Total cost of project : $17,044


Great Divide Film – Pre-Production

Recipient: Colorado Humanities
Year awarded: 2013

Total cost of project : $50,000


Fort Collins Water Works Interpretive Center – Construction Document Development

Recipient: Poudre Landmarks Foundation
Year awarded: 2013

Total cost of project : $56,146


Town of Windsor Museum Exhibit Redesign

Recipient: Town of Windsor – Art and Heritage Department
Year awarded: 2013

Total cost of project : $57,999


Gage the River – River Gage Signage

Recipient: Poudre Runs Through It
Year awarded: 2014

Total cost of project : $26,611


FCI5O: A Sesquicentennial Celebration – Exhibit

Recipient: Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
Year awarded: 2014

Total cost of project : $250,000


Frank State Wildlife Area – Open Space Preservation Planning Documents

Recipient: Town of Windsor – Parks and Open Space Department
Year awarded: 2014

Total cost of project : $109,648


Great Divide Film – Production

Recipient: Colorado Humanities
Year awarded: 2014

Total cost of project : $176,333


Council Tree, Strauss Cabin, and Coy Homestead – Interpretive Signage

Recipient: City of Fort Collins – Natural Areas Department
Year awarded: 2015

Total cost of project : $15,470


3 Byways and a National Heritage Area Loop Tour -Brochure, Web Landing Page, Launch Events

Recipient Cache la Poudre – North Park Scenic & Historic Byway Council
Year awarded: 2015

Total cost of project : $24,969


Eastman Park Master Planning and Interpretative Signage

Recipient: Town of Windsor – Parks and Open Space Department
Year awarded: 2015

Total Cost of Project: $57,836


Great Divide Film – Film Tour

Recipient: Colorado Humanities
Year awarded: 2015

Total Cost of Project: $49,582


Eaton House – Master Plan and Renovation

Recipient: Town of Windsor – Art and Heritage Department
Year awarded: 2015

Total Cost of Project: $59,349


Fort Collins Water Works II

Recipient: Poudre Landmarks Foundation
Year awarded: 2015

Total Cost of Project: $33,700


Educational Partner Program

Recipient: Poudre Learning Center
Year awarded: 2015

Total Cost of Project: $20,000


Fulfill Our Wish Statue

Recipient: Windsor-Severence Historical Society
Year awarded: 2015

Total Cost of Project: $167,823


Power of Place Film

Recipient: History Colorado
Year awarded: 2016

Total Cost of Project: 59,800


Heritage Trail

Recipient: City of Fort Collins/BHA Design
Year awarded: 2017

Total Cost of Project: $1,090,485


Nature Rides

Recipient: Growing Project
Year awarded: 2017

Total Cost of Project: $11,533


Restoration of James Ross Proving Up House

Recipient: City of Fort Collins Historic Preservation Department
Year awarded: 2017

Total Cost of Project: $80,000


Historic Windmill Installation and Interpretation at Centennial Village

Recipient: City of Greeley Museums
Year awarded: 2017

Total Cost of Project: $20,362


Academic and Small Grants


Gateway Sign

Recipient: City of Fort Collins Natural Resources
Year awarded: 2014

Total Cost of Project: $750


Aquablitz

Skye Sach – Graduate Student
Year awarded: 2014

Total Cost of Project: $20,816


Cool Off at the Library

Recipient: Poudre River Library District
Year awarded: 2014

Total Cost of Project: $5,970


PHA History

Recipient: Professors and students at Metro State College History and Journalism departments
Year awarded: 2016

Total Cost of Project: In progress


Ralph Parshall Study

Recipient: Michael Weeks – Graduate Student
Year awarded: 2016

Total Cost of Project: $6,784