Isaacson secures $317,444 in grants from Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission


State Rep. Mary Isaacson, D-Phila., secured Cultural and Historical Support grants from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to 14 organizations in her legislative district that have committed to preserving Philadelphia’s rich and unique history. 

“In our history is the lessons and triumphs that carve out our identity and shape our narrative,” Isaacson said. “I’m thrilled to fight for these important museums and historical societies that help preserve our history and guide us through the future.”  

The organizations receiving funding are:  

  • American Philosophical Society – $33,879. 
  • Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust – $4,000. 
  • Christ Church Preservation – $7,632. 
  • Historic Philadelphia – $30,646. 
  • Independence Seaport Museum – $33,879. 
  • Museum of the American Revolution – $33,879. 
  • National Constitution Center – $33,879. 
  • National Liberty Museum – $32,982. 
  • Philadelphia Fire Dept. Historical Corporation – $4,000. 
  • Philadelphia Society for Preservation of Landmarks – $15,580. 
  • Science History Institute - $33,979. 
  • The Athenaeum of Philadelphia – $13,252. 
  • The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia – $5,978. 
  • The Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History – $33,879. 

The goal of the Cultural and Historical Support Grant program is to strengthen Pennsylvania’s museum community by supporting the general operations of eligible museums and official county historical societies that are not supported by other state agency funding programs.