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Objectives of the Washington State Genealogical Society

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promotes communication about genealogical activities and information on genealogical resources with members and local, county, state and national genealogical organizations. 
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promotes the preservation of and access to public and private genealogical and historical information.
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provides educational grants to those societies needing assistance with funding educational programming.
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provides grant funding to genealogical societies in Washington for special projects and innovative ideas.
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issues a Washington State Pioneer Certificate to all who can prove their ancestor was in the Territory of Washington before 11 November 1889, and issues a First Citizen Certificate for those whose ancestor was in the state before 31 December 1900. (Click on the Projects link at left.)
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publishes a blog featuring local, state and national genealogical events, features and tips promoting genealogy and family history.