Bullock: Nearly $4 million in grant funding awarded for local projects

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 5 – State Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila., announced today that four local projects will receive a total of $3.95 million in state grants.

“These projects will help boost our local economy, renovate properties, and refresh our community for the benefit of everyone,” Bullock said. “I’m thrilled to see this funding come to the 195th district.”

The projects are as follows:

  • $500,000 for WURD Radio to improve its office spaces and repair two AM tower antennas.
  • $1 million to Mantua Supermarket for its Village Square multifamily building project.
  • $1.7 million to Philadelphia Museum of Art Core II for building renovations and a new public space.
  • $1 million to Hunt Development Group for its Sharswood Phase II project consisting of new multifamily housing.

The grants were awarded through the Redevelopment Assistance Capitol Program. Thee program provides funding for regional economic, cultural, civic and historical improvement projects.