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The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Awards Nearly $2 Million in Grants to Museums, Historical Organizations

12/11/2023

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) has awarded nearly $2 million in Cultural and Historical Support Grants to 158 eligible museums and official county historical societies from 58 Pennsylvania counties.

 

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. An eligible museum must have an annual operating budget exceeding $100,000 (excluding capital and in-kind services) and at least one full-time professional staff person (or approved equivalent).

 

Grants are awarded on a formula based on a percentage of the organization’s annual operating budget with a maximum grant of $44,945 and a minimum grant of $4,000. Allocated funding for the program remained level with $1,900,0000 in grant awards.

 

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission is the official history agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Learn more by visiting PHMC online or following us on FacebookTwitterInstagram or LinkedIn.

 

The following is a list of Cultural and Historical Support Grant awards by county:

 

Adams

Adams County Historical Society - $4,000

Gettysburg Foundation - $4,000

Seminary Ridge Historic Preservation Foundation - $7,132

 

Allegheny

Carnegie Science Center - $44,945

Carnegie Museum of Natural History - $44,945

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh - $44,945

Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania (DBA Senator John Heinz History Center) - $44,945

Frick Art & Historical Center - $44,945

Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation - $38,571

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum - $23,815

Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh - $10,085

 

Armstrong

Armstrong County Historical Museum & Genealogical Society - $4,000

 

Beaver

Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation - $4,000

 

Bedford

Bedford County Historical Society - $4,000

Old Bedford Village Inc. - $4,000

 

Berks

Berks History Center - $8,902

Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles - $8,132

Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust - $20,702

Foundation for the Reading Public Museum - $19,159

General Carl Spaatz Regional USAAC Museum - $4,000

 

Blair

Blair County Historical Society - $4,000

Railroaders Memorial Museum - $5,750

 

Bradford

Bradford County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Bucks

Bucks County Children's Museum - $5,638

Bucks County Historical Society - $38,502

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware - $4,000

Pearl S. Buck International - $10,938

Trustees of the Mercer Fonthill Museum - $8,266

 

Butler

Butler County Historical Society - $4,000

Historic Harmony Inc. - $4,000

 

Cambria

Cambria County Historical Society - $4,000

Johnstown Area Heritage Association - $11,000

 

Cameron

Cameron County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Centre

Centre County Historical Society - $4,000

Discovery Space of Central PA - $14,544

 

Chester

American Helicopter Museum & Education Center - $5,724

Chester County History Center - $20,305

Graystone Society Inc. - $7,358

Historic Yellow Springs - $14,471

 

Clearfield

Clearfield County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Clinton

Clinton County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Columbia

Berwick Historical Society - $4,000

The Children's Museum Inc. - $4,200

 

Crawford

Crawford County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Cumberland

Cumberland County Historical Society - $9,681

 

Dauphin

AACA Museum Inc. - $17,688

Hershey History Center - $4,000

Historical Society of Dauphin County - $4,000

The Hershey Story Museum - $23,904

The National Civil War Museum - $16,240

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts - $44,440

 

Delaware

Delaware County Historical Society - $4,000

Nicholas Newlin Foundation - $10,539

Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation - $4,000

 

Elk

Elk County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Erie

Erie County Historical Society (DBA Hagen History Center) - $16,676

expERIEnce Children's Museum - $10,235

 

Fayette

Fallingwater/WPC - $44,945

Fayette County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Franklin

Franklin County Historical Society – Kittochtinny - $4,000

Conococheague Institute for the Study of Cultural Heritage - $4,000

 

Fulton

Fulton County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Huntingdon

Huntingdon County Historical Society - $4,000

Isett Acres Museum Foundation - $4,000

 

Indiana

Historical & Genealogical Society of Indiana County - $4,000

 

Jefferson

Jefferson County Historical Society - $4,000

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center - $4,000

 

Juniata

Juniata County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Lackawanna

Lackawanna Historical Society - $4,000

 

Lancaster

Lancaster Science Factory - $10,023

LancasterHistory - $25,456

National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc. - $22,019

North Museum of Nature and Science - $14,952

Rock Ford Foundation - $5,793

 

Lawrence

Lawrence County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Lehigh

Lehigh County Historical Society Inc. - $6,909

 

Luzerne

Wyoming Historical & Geological Society (DBA Luzerne County Historical Society) - $4,000

 

Lycoming

Lycoming County Historical Society - $4,000

Little League Baseball and Softball - $4,000

 

McKean

Eldred World War II Museum - $4,000

McKean County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Mercer

Mercer County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Mifflin

Mifflin County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Monroe

Monroe County Historical Association - $4,000

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm - $4,000

 

Montgomery

Historic Trappe - $4,000

Historical Society of Montgomery County - $4,000

Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania - $4,000

Morgan Log House Historical Society - $4,000

National Audubon Society (Audubon MidAtlantic) - $9,708

Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center - $6,228

 

Northampton

Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor - $6,647

Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites - $25,037

Moravian Historical Society - $4,000

National Museum of Industrial History - $11,538

Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society - $7,962

 

Northumberland

Northumberland County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Perry

Historical Society of Perry County - $4,000

 

Philadelphia

American Philosophical Society - $33,879

American Swedish Historical Museum - $6,828

Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust - $4,000

Bartram Association - $33,879

Chestnut Hill Conservancy - $4,675

Christ Church Preservation Trust - $7,632

Cliveden of the National Trust Inc. - $5,541

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Inc. - $33,979

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion Inc. - $4,151

Friends of Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries - $4,151

Fund for Girard College - $4,482

Glen Foerd Conservation Corporation - $12,069

Historic Fair Hill - $4,000

Historic Fallsington, Inc. - $4,000

Historic Germantown - $5,896

Historic Philadelphia Inc. - $30,646

Historic RittenhouseTown - $4,000

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - $25,533

Independence Seaport Museum - $33,879

Museum of the American Revolution - $33,879

National Constitution Center - $33,879

National Liberty Museum - $32,982

Penn Museum - $33,879

Philadelphia Fire Department Historical Corporation/Fireman's Hall Museum - $4,000

Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks - $15,580

Please Touch Museum - $33,879

Rosenbach Museum and Library - $14,868

Science History Institute - $33,979

Stenton, NSCDA/PA - $8,671

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University - $33,879

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia - $13,252

The Carpenters’ Company of the City & County of Philadelphia - $5,978

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia - $33,979

The Franklin Institute - $33,879

The Library Company of Philadelphia - $32,300

The Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History - $33,879

The Woodlands Trust for Historic Preservation - $4,000

Wagner Free Institute of Science - $8,989

Wyck Association - $4,000

 

Pike

Pike County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Schuylkill

Historical Society of Schuylkill County - $4,000

 

Somerset

Historical & Genealogical Society of Somerset County Inc. - $4,000

 

Sullivan

Sullivan County Historical Society’s Museum - $4,000

 

Susquehanna

Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free Library Association - $4,000

 

Tioga

Tioga County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Union

Lewisburg Children's Museum - $4,000

 

Warren

Warren County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Washington

Bradford House Museum - $4,000

Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania (dba Senator John Heinz History Center) - $6,864

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum Inc. - $9,413

 

Wayne

Wayne County Historical Society - $4,000

 

Westmoreland

Fort Ligonier Association - $17,772

Ligonier Valley Historical Society - $4,000

Westmoreland Fayette Historical Society - $4,000

Westmoreland County Historical Society - 4,000

 

Wyoming

Wyoming County Historical Society - $4,000

 

York

Steam Into History - $4,000

Susquehanna Heritage Corp. - $4,000

The Spring Grove Area Historical Preservation Society - $4,000

York County History Center - $22,932

 

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