Rabb announces $10K in cultural and historical grants for Chestnut Hill Conservancy and Historical Society and Cliveden
PHILADELPHIA, March 6 – State Rep. Chris Rabb, D-Phila., announced today that more than $10,000 in cultural and historical grants through the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission have been awarded to Chestnut Hill Conservancy and Historical Society and Cliveden for general operating support.
“Our history grounds us, it informs us of how we got where we are,” Rabb said. “Funding that helps the organizations and institutions that preserve our history is truly invaluable. I’m so pleased to see Chestnut Hill Conservancy and Historical Society and Cliveden receive these state dollars.”
A grant for $5,655 was awarded to Chestnut Hill Conservancy and Historical Society and a grant for $4,481 was awarded to Cliveden.
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.
The grants Rabb announced are among 153 awards totaling $2 million that were approved on Wednesday, to eligible museums and official county historical societies from 58 Pennsylvania counties.
Learn more about the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission by visiting its website, https://www.phmc.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx.