The application period for 4Culture’s 2011 Landmark Challenge Grants is now open. This program offers funding for bricks and mortar preservation and site-specific planning for landmarked properties anywhere within King County. It’s also open to National Register properties in communities with NO local preservation program or interlocal agreement with King County. These grants require a 1-to-1 cash match, with a $10,000 minimum request. Visit the program’s homepage to review the guidelines and access the online application. Deadline to apply is July 13, 2011.