Driscoll announces $4K state grant for Glen Foerd Conservation Corp.

PHILADELPHIA, March 5 – State Rep. Michael Driscoll announced today that Glen Foerd Conservation Corp. has been awarded a $4,600 grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

“Glen Foerd Conservation Corporation provides a beautiful place for the public to recreate and learn about art and conservation,” Driscoll said. “Funding that helps places like Glen Foerd, which aim to serve the public, preserve history and support the arts and conservation, is invaluable.”

The grant awarded to Glen Foerd Conservation Corp. was one of 153 grants totaling $2 million approved Wednesday for eligible museums and official county historical societies from 58 Pennsylvania counties. The grant awards provide general operating support.

To be considered for a grant award, an eligible museum must have had an annual operating budget exceeding $100,000, excluding capital and in-kind services, and at least one full-time professional staff person.

Learn more about the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission by visiting its website, https://www.phmc.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx.